20th January

OTD 1730 #Dunbar’The Session agrees to reduce the penalties of Patrick Deans and John Cockran ‘for antinuptial fornication to two pound Scots each, and if they do not pay the same the Treasurer is appointed to pursue each of them for six pounds Distribution to the Poor.’ Also distribution to the poor ‘being fourteen in number…. Sum of five hundred, ninty three and eigheen sh[illings] Scots.’

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