The Laws and Acts made in the Eight and Ninth Sessions of the First Parliament of our most High and Dread Soveraign William.... Summaries of legislation passed in the Sessions at the Scottish Parliament - including important Acts for Protestantism and for Preventing the Growth of Popery.
Edition: First Edition
Edinburgh: Andrew Anderson: 1701. Bound in marbeled paper. Good strong text block and nice impression. Owner's signature to the title page. An interesting summary of Scottish legislation just before the Act of Union in 1706/7. Of particular interest are the Acts reinforcing the Protestant nature of Scotland, and strengthening the daily government of the community through the Kirk structure, and of course - the suppression of Popery. The are 18 Acts within the document. (1) Act of Adjournment (2) Act for Securing of the Protestant Religion and Presbyterian Government (3) An Act for Preventing the Grown of Popery (4 & 5) Acts of Adjournment (6) Act for Preventing Wrongous Imprisonment & Against Undue Delays in Tryals (7) Act Rescinding the Act of 1663 - the Ordering and Disposal of Forraign Trade (8) Act Discharging the Importing and Wearing of Forraign Woolen Manufacture (9) Discharging the Exportation of Wooll (10) Act Discharging Wine, Brandie and all other Liquors of the growth of France (11) Act Against Profaneness (12 Act Prohibiting the Importation of Silk Stuff (13) Acts in Favours of the African and Indian Company (14) Act Discharging the Quoats of Testaments (15) Act regarding Land Rent (16) Act and Commission anent the Pole 1693 (17) Act Salvo Jure Cujuflibet (18) Act of Adjournement. 34, (v). pp
Condition: rubbing and chipping to the covers - particularly to the spine, which is quite damaged. Internally clean and tidy, but with a little darkening and slight mould (?) damage to the base of the page. The text block is clean