Adam of Gordon, knight, has given, granted and by this his present charter established to Melrose Abbey, for the salvation of himself and all of his ancestors and successors, in free, pure and perpetual alms, a particular land in the territory of his villa of Easter Gordon (BWK), by stated bounds, which Adam perambulated in the presence of monks and lay-brothers from Melrose, John, his son, Patrick, his steward, and others assisting him. Additionally, he gave and granted to the monks the common pasture of his villa of Gordon so that their animals may freely feed in it which are to be taken to Berwick and returned with carriages. Adam promises warrandice.
late thirteenth or early fourteenth century
Adam son of Adam of Gordon, who confirms the donation (_Melrose Liber_, ii, no. 410), appears around in the turn of the century (_Kelso Liber_, i, nos. 119, 125).