Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Actual # Carriage horses
(10s each)
Saddle horses
(10s each)
27 Aug 1787 The Burgh of Peebles
James Reid Surgeon 1 1 £0.10.0
Robert Marshal Surgeon 1 1 £0.10.0
James Bartram 1 1 £0.10.0
James Hope 1 1 £0.10.0
Thomas Alexander 1 1 £0.10.0
Robert Laidlaw 1 1 £0.10.0
Patrick Honyman 1 1 £0.10.0
The Revd. Dr. [Reverend Doctor] Dalglish 1 1 £0.10.0
8 8 £4.0.0

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[Page] 109
A Survey of the Carriage and Horse Tax. in the Burgh
[of] Peebles from the 5 April 1787 to the 5 April 1788

8 Horses at £0.10. 0 each is £4.0.0 Sterling

I William Brunton Surveyor aforesaid do hereby
Certify upon Careful examination of the foregoing Duties
I find they amount in whole to the Sum of £4.0.0 Sterling
and that upon the 12 day of Novr [November] I Delivered to
John Hislop Collector of the Said duties for the Burgh
aforesaid an exact duplicate of the above duly
examined & Compared with the foregoing which
Contained my Oath that Notices were left with the
Several Inhabitants that they were to be Charged
with the Sums against their Several Names
William Brunton

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