A PROCLAMATION, For Rouping the Excise of Malt, Ale, and Strong-waters.

THe Lords of His Majesties Privy Council Taking to their Consideration, That the Excise upon Malt, Ale, and Strong-Waters, of the Shires of Perth, Aberdene, Bamff, Elgine, Nairn, Inverness, Suther­land, Ross, Caithness, Crommarty, Wigtoun, Dum­freis, Boot, Striviling, Dumbartoun, Renfrew, Air, La­nerk, Berwick, and Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, and Towns within the same, now under Tack, doth at, and up­on the last day of October ensuing, Expire and run out; so that thereby that Branch of His Majesties Revenue, is again to be Set in Farm, and for that effect, it being re­quisit and needful, that a day and place be prefixed, for Roup­ing thereof, whereby all Persons who shall happen to be Far­mers, may have timous Advertisement thereof: Therefore the Lords of Privy Council have Appointed, and do hereby Appoint, the twenty ninth Day of the said Moneth of Octo­ber next, betwixt ten and twelve in the forenoon, in the Exchequer-House, for Rouping and Setting in Farm the said Excise, of all Malt, Ale, Strong-Waters, and others mentioned in the former Tack thereof, that shall happen to be Browen, Vented, and sold within the respective Shires and Stuartries above-mentioned, and Towns therein, from, and after the said last of October. And to the end, that all such persons who intend to make offer for a Farm of the said Ex­cise, may have timous Notice hereof, Do Ordain the Ma­cers of Exchequer, to Publish the same at the Mercat-Cross of Edinburgh, and that Messengers at Arms Proclaim it at the Mercat-Crosses of the Head-Burghs of the Shires above specified. And Ordains these Presents to be Printed.

Per Actum Dominorum Secreti Concilii. GILB. ELIOT, Cls. Sti. Concilii.

GOD Save King WILLIAM and Queen MARY.

Edinburgh, Printed by the Heir of Andrew Anderson, by Order of Privy Council, Anno Dom. 1689.

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