ACT Anent Persons having Passes for Traveling.

THe Lords of His Majesties Privy Council, upon important Considerations, do hereby strict­ly Prohibite and Discharge all Commons and Servants, from Traveling up and down the Kingdom, without their own Shire, either with, or without Arms, unless they have a Subscribed Pass from their Masters to that purpose, for which he is to be answerable. And further, Prohi­bits and Discharges any of His Majesties Subjects of this Kingdom, of what Quality or Degree soever, to go into England, or elsewhere abroad, without Licence from the Council, or one of their Number, as they will be answerable at their highest peril: And all which Li­cences so to be granted, are hereby Ordered to be given gratis: And Ordains these presents to be Published in the ordinary way, by a Macer of Council, that none pre­tend ignorance.

Extracted forth of the Records of Privy Council by me COL. McKENZIE, Cls. Sti. Concilii.

Edinburgh, Printed by the Heir of Andrew Anderson, Printer to His most Sacred Majesty: Anno DOM: 1688.

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