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 Sir Iain Colquhoun, Baronet, Companion of Our Distinguished Service Order, Lieutenant-Colonel in Our Regular Army Reserve of Officers:-


Whereas it pleased His late Majesty by Warrant under His Royal Sign Manual bearing date 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 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 of Scotland from the earliest times to the year 1707.

And whereas a vacancy has occurred amongst the Commissioners so appointed.

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 Sir Iain Colquhoun to be one of the Commissioners for the purposes of the said Inquiry.

Given at Our Court of Saint James's the fifteenth day of May 1934, in the twenty-fifth Year of Our Reign.

By His Majesty's Command,



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