Act James and Marion Donaldsones for stipend of Dolppingtoune
Anent a petitione given In to the Lords of their Majesties privie Councell Be James and Marion Donaldsones Children to the deceast Mr James Donaldsone late Minister of Dolppingtoun Sheuing wheras the petitioners father being Minister att the said kirk of Dolppingtoune was in the year Jaj vjc sixtie one depryved of that Church for not conforming to prelacie and Complying with the courses of the tymes And hes allwayes untill he was restored by the Late Act of parliament been not only banished from the said charge But also exposed to Great sufferings upon account of his persuasione And now Having Continoued in the exercise of his ministrie in that paroch untill the month of October Jaj vjc nynty wherby the petitioners hes right to the first halfe of Jaj vjc nyntie one in name of ann and seing the Marquess of Douglass patrone of the said Church hes in regaird of the petitioners circumstances Consented that the last half of the said year Jaj vjc nyntie one should be payed to the petitioners as his consent produced with the said petitione Bears And therfore Humblie Craving to the effect underwryten as the said petitione Bears. The saids Lords of their Majesties privy Councell Having Considered this petitione given to them Be the said James and Marion Donaldsones with the consent of the patrone mentioned therin and produced therwith They Find and declare that the petitioners Have right to the stipend of the above kirk of Dolppingtoune for the haill Cropt and year of God Jaj vjc nyntie one And therfore they ordaine them to be readilie ansuered obeyed and payed therof Be the Heretors Fewars wodsetters and others Lyable in payment of the samen And ordaines Letters of horning at thir instance against them for that effect in case ther be none ordaines these Lyable to make payment to the petitioners of their represented proportiones of the said years stipend according as they shall be decerned by the Judge ordinary
Act for James and Marion Donaldson for stipend of Dolphinton
Concerning a petition given in to the lords of their majesties’ privy council by James and Marion Donaldson, children to the deceased Mr James Donaldson, late minister of Dolphinton, showing whereas the petitioner’s father, being minister at the said kirk of Dolphinton was in the year 1661 deprived of that church for not conforming to prelacy and complying with the courses of the times, and has always until he was restored by the late act of parliament, been not only banished from the said charge but also exposed to great sufferings upon account of his persuasion, and now having continued in the exercise of his ministry in that parish until the month of October 1690 whereby the petitioners have right to the first half of 1691 in name of ann and seeing the marquis of Douglas, patron of the said church, has in regard of the petitioners circumstances, consented that the last half of the said year 1691 should be paid to the petitioners, as his consent produced with the said petition bears, and therefore humbly craving to the effect underwritten as the said petition bears. The said lords of their majesties’ privy council having considered this petition given to them by the said James and Marion Donaldson, with the consent of the patron mentioned therein and produced therewith, they find and declare that the petitioners have right to the stipend of the above kirk of Dolphinton for the whole cropt and year of God 1691, and therefore they ordain them to be readily answered, obeyed and paid thereof by the heritors, feuars, wadsetters and others liable in payment of the same, and ordains letters of horning at their instance against them for that effect [and] in case there be none ordains these liable to make payment to the petitioners of their represented proportions of the said years stipend, according as they shall be decerned by the judge ordinary.
NRS, PC1/47, 562-3.