GEORGE THE SIXTH, 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 Reginald Francis Joseph Fairlie, Esquire, Royal Scottish Academician, Doctor of Laws, Fellow of the Royal Institue of British Architects, Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland:-


Whereas it pleased His late Majesty King Edward the Seventh by Warrant under His Royal Sign Manual bearing the 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 in 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 Reginald Francis Joseph Fairlie to be one of the Commissioners for the purposes of the said Inquiry.

Given at Our Court of Saint James's the seventh day of June 1938 in the second Year of Our Reign.

By His Majesty's Command,



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