Colin Campbell, the knight, son of the late Sir Gillespic Campbell, states that he is to be held accountable and obliged to Sir William Lindsay, son of the late Sir David Lindsay, and his heirs or his assignees, for twenty pounds of good and legal sterling, by reason of William’s land of Symington in Kyle (AYR) which he rendered to Sir James, steward of Scotland, by rod and staff, with all the charters which he held that related to the land, [and] which land Sir William Lindsay, at Colin’s instance, rendered to Sir James steward of Scotland, for a certain sum of money rendered by Colin to Sir William. The money is to be annually rendered to Sir William and his heirs or assignees, or his attorneys, or the assignees of the attorneys, carrying his letters patent of quitclaim, at the following time in the church of the monastery of Newbattle, viz.: on the day of St Andrew, the apostle, without any postponement. Penalties are stipulated for failure to make payment, and Colin swore an oath to hold firm and observe all of the aforesaid, touching the holy gospels. For the great security of the aforesaid, Colin managed to acquire the following guarantors, viz.: Sir James, steward of Scotland, John, his brother, W. Fleming of Barochan, Duncan Fleming, and Colin along with his guarantors also renounced legal remedy concerning the aforesaid.
Tuesday 24 November 1293
Tuesday in the tomorrow of blessed Clement the martyr and pope (23 Nov.) in the year of grace 1293