Extracts from the Council Register of the Burgh of Aberdeen; 1643-1747 Volume 2

Extracts from the Council Register of the Burgh of Aberdeen; 1643-1747 Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...immediatlie ane com-done) and declairit the haill persons granters of the samen to be frie of plo.vment ingadgment for the soums thairin containit; and lykwayis declairit and that audit..... iiii. to be frie. ordamit, that all bands and vnlawtull mgadgments and convocatiouns, monopolising, or inhanseing any commone imployment that aucht to be fiio and arbitrarie, and which ar contrarie to the acts and constitutiouns of the nation and burgh, maid or to be maid, are and sall be holdin as vnlawfull, and nowayes obligeing, and the persons, granters and givers of the samen, lyable to punishment according to the lawes andpractique of this natione. lGFeb. 16 February 1658. 1658. No horses The said day, anent the complaint given in to the counsell be James for hire' Scott, postmaster of this burghe, showing that the hyrers horses alsweel notice" within the burghe as strangers, did hyre ther horses, and mack woyadges the post-at ther pleasour, not acquauting the postmaster, to his gret hurt and prejudice; thairfoir desyring the counsell that they wold be pleasit, by ane order, to appoint that no horshyrers within nor without this burghe, suld hyr anie hors till first they acquaint the postmaster for the tyme, and that under such pecuniall fyne as they suld think expedient; which supplicatioun and complaint the counsell haveing taken to consideratioun, and finding the forsaid way of hyring werie prejudiciall to the postmaster, they ordanit... that... the horsehyrers within this burghe or freedome theroff, or any strangers, ... hyr no horses till first they acquant the present postmaster before the hyring, or at least within twentie four hours efter the hyring, wherin, if they... be fund to contravein, they sall pey 16 Feb. to the deane of gild for the...
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  • English
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