Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Children under 14 Servants names Number of servants Bachelor servants One servant Two servants Three or more servants Duty
28 Aug 1789 The Revd [Reverend] Mr Bruce 1 1 £0.2.6
Peter Rankin Esq B 1 1 £0.5.0
Peter Carneigie Esq 2 2 £0.10.0
Pro: [Provost] John Ure 2 1 1 £0.2.6
2 5 1 2 2 £1.0.0

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A Survey of the Rates and duties on FEMALE SERVANTS TAX arisen in the Burgh of
Forfar for one Year from the 5th April 1789 to 5th April 1790 by Daniel Ross Surveyor

I Daniel Ross Surveyor aforesaid do Hereby certify that upon careful
Examination I find the foregoing Duties amount to the sum of One pound
Sterling and that upon the day of I delivered to James
Murray Junr [Junior] Collr [Collector] of the said duties for the Burgh aforesaid an exact
duplicate of this Acct [Account] which contained my Oath The preceding
Inhabitants were duly Served with notifications of the dates aforesaid
And that they were charged conformably to their Several actions
to me or the best information I could procure
At Dundee 22 Jany 1790 Daniel Ross Surveyor

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