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GEORGE THE FIFTH, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, Ireland, and the
British Dominions beyond the Seas, King, Defender of the Faith, to Our Trusty
and Well-beloved James Archibald Morris, Esquire, Associate, Royal Scottish
Academy, Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects, Fellow of the
Royal Society of Edinburgh, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, -

WHEREAS it pleased His late Majesty by Warrant under His Royal Sign
Manual bearing date the seventh day of February, Nineteen hundred and eight, to
direct the issue of Letters Patent under the Seal appointed by the Treaty of Union
to be kept and made use of in place of the Great Seal of Scotland appointing Our
Right Trusty and Well-beloved Counsellor Sir Herbert Eustace Maxwell, Baronet,
together with the several persons therein mentioned to be Commissioners to make an
Inventory of the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions connected
with or illustrative of the contemporary culture, civilisation, and conditions of life
of the people in Scotland from the earliest times to the year 1707.

AND WHEREAS a vacancy has occurred amongst the Commissioners so

NOW KNOW YE that We reposing great trust and confidence in your knowledge,
discretion and ability have nominated, constituted and appointed and do by these
Presents nominate, constitute and appoint you the said James Archibald Morris to
be one of the Commissioners for the purposes of the said Inquiry.

Given at Our Court of Saint James's the twelfth day of July 1930, in the Twenty-
first Year of Our Reign.

By His Majesty's Command,


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