Date Masters/mistresses names Actual # 2 wheel carriages 4 wheel carriages Duty
22 -- 1786 Burgh of Dumbarton
Mrs Riddel Levenside 1 1 £7.0.0
George Mcfarlane 2 2 £14.0.0
3 3 £21.0.0

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Wheel Carriage Tax from 5 Aprile 1786
to 5th Aprile 1787 By John Veitch Surveyor

3 Carriages at 7£ is £21.0.0

I John Veitch Surveyor aforesaid do hereby certify that
upon careful examination of the foregoing several rates
and duties I find they amount in whole to the sume of
twentyone pound Sterling and that upon the 23rd of
Decr. [December] 1786 I transmited to John McAuly collector of the
said duties for the Burgh aforesaid, an exact duplicate
of the above acct. [account] duly examined and compared with
the foregoing which contained my oath that requisitions
were left with the several Inhabitants or at their dwel
ling Houses of the dates annexed to their respective names
& that the asesments were made from the answers sent me
and now in my possession John Veitch junr.[junior] Surveyor

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I am uncertain if the transcription of '29th' for the entry in the date column is correct, and have asked for help in the forum - have now changed this to 22nd, the suggestion being that it was the day before he made his return.

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