Sixth General Meeting of the Cameronians in 1695 #History #Scotland

In 1695, the Cameronians held a sixth general meeting at the mining settlement of Leadhills in Crawford parish, Lanarkshire.

06 General Meeting at Leadhills, 10 April, 1695.
Testimonial written for Robert Wilson in Friarminnan in Nithsdale and subscribed by clerk of the General Meeting. [Robert Wilson was a delegate from Nithsdale in March 1689.]

Letter to be written to Sir Robert Hamilton, Mr. Robert Smith and William Stuart (in Galloway) and ‘sent to our friends at Newcastle’ in correspondence with them.

Fornication case in Fenwick parish, Ayrshire, discussed.

James Currie [in Pentland] and Thomas Gillespie [in Closeburn parish?] to converse with society in Bo’ness ‘concerning Robert Speirs marriage’. Robert Speirs was to attend next meeting about his collectorship of the Societies’ money. [Robert Speirs was one of the founders of the United Societies in 1681, and James Renwick’s agent to Robert Hamilton in late 1685.]

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~ by drmarkjardine on May 22, 2016.

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