Discharging the Exporting of Meal and Oats off the Kingdom till further Order.

FOrasmuch as His Majesties High Commissioner, and the Lords of Privy Council, Finding it necessary in the present jun­cture of Affairs, when His Majesty has called out all Heretors, and the Militia, and His standing Forces, to attend His Host, against His Enemies, That Victual should be secured for their use, and not Exported abroad; Do therefore hereby strictly Pro­hibite and Discharge any person or persons, upon what pr [...]t [...]xt soever, To send abroad from this Kingdom, into any other King­dom or place, any Meal or Oats whatsomever, until further Order, notwithstanding of any real or pretended Contracts made to that purpose, since His Majesty in the present Service, may have use for the same (the owners being to be paid at the ordinary and reasonable Rates) And discharges all Masters of Ships, Skippers, Mariners, and others, to suffer any Meal or Oats to be Transported in their Ships, Boats or Barks, off this Kingdom, during the space foresaid, as they will be answer­able at their highest peril; and Ordains all Collectors, Waiters and Custom [...]rs, to see obedi­ence given hereto, as they will answer in mannerforesaid; And these Presents to be Publish­ed at the Mercat Cross of Edinburgh, and other places needful, that none pretend Igno­rance. Extracted forth of the Records of Privy Council, by me

COL. McKENZIE, Cls. Sti. Concilij.

GOD save the KING.

EDINBURGH, Printed by the Heir of Andrew Anderson, Printer to His most Sacred Majesty, Anne Dom. 1685.

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