Date Masters/mistresses names Actual # 2 wheel carriages 4 wheel carriages Duty
1786 Town of Banff
George Robertson Esqr. 1 1 £7.0.0
William McIntosh Vintner 1 1 £7.0.0
Mrs Admiral Gordon 1 1 £7.0.0
Leslie of Dunlugas Esqr. 1 1 £7.0.0
James Duff Esqr. 1 1 £7.0.0
Provost Dirom Esqr. 1 1 £7.0.0
Lady Findlater Banff Castle 1 1 £7.0.0
Four Wheel'd Carriages at £7 each for year is £49

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Survey of the WHEEL CARRIAGE TAX. Arrising in the
Town of Banff from 5th April 1786 to 5th April 1787 by Patrick McDonald Surveyor

I Patrick McDonald Surveyor aforesaid do hereby Certify that
Upon Carefull Examination of the Foregoing several Rates & Duties I
find they Amount in whole to Forty Nine Pounds Ster. [Sterling] and that I deli
vered to James Anderson Collector of the aforesaid Duties in the Town
of Banff Upon the 20th Day of December 1786 an Exact Duplicate of the
Above Account which Containd my Oath that notice were left with the
whole foregoing Inhabitants, or at their Dwelling Houses of the Respective
Dates aforesaid In Order that they might make a Report of the greatest
number of Wheel Carriages Employed by them for the period therein
Mentioned which they did in Substance as above
Patrick McDonald Surveyor
Sworn before me at Forres this 11 Day of Jan. [January] 1787
Alexander Grant J.P. [Justice of the Peace]

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