Acknowledg Definition

1638, Declinator and Protestation of the Arch-Bishops and Bishops of the Church of Scotland, 21 Nov 1638.
We acknowledg and profess, as becometh good Christians and faithful Subjects, that his Majesty hath Authority, by his Prerogative Roial, to call Assemblies [...].
1700, Matthieu Souverain, Platonism unveil'd: or, An essay concerning the notions and opinions of Plato, s.n., pages 89–90.
Why ſhould we not acknowledg at the ſame time, that the over-curious Platoniſm of the ſame Fathers has led ’em into thoſe extravagant Deſcriptions, whereby they have made a ſecond God, a Perſon of the Word or Logos, a Son begotten before Ages, and incarnate in time?