Early copies of an address, 29 January 1689, of the Provost, Bailies, and Council of Glasgow to William, Prince of Orange, and of an Act, 1690, of the same body. Edit


Component Unique Identifier
MS.2617, folios 8-9
Level of Description


  • 1689-1690. (Creation)


  • 2 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1939, by Mrs Allan Maclean, Bonnington House, Kirknewton, Mrs J Noel Phillipps, Kirkton House, Carluke, and Mrs F Moore Dutton, Lion House, Tattenhall, Chester, members of the Malcolm family.

  • Custodial History

    From the papers of the family of Malcolm of Glenmorag.

  • Scope and Contents

    The address (folio 8) calls upon William of Orange to establish a free Parliament and the Protestant religion, and points out that Glasgow was the first city to publish his declaration. The Act (folio 9) lays down that no tavern-keeper shall hold municipal office.