Date Masters/mistresses names Actual # 2 wheel carts (2s) 3-4 wheel wains/wagons (4s) Duty
14 ... 1787 Mr. John Taylor 1 1 £0.2.0
Robert Wilson 1 1 £0.2.0
Mr Ninian Paton 1 1 £0.2.0
John Meikle 1 1 £0.2.0
15 ... 1787 James Dowie 1 1 £0.2.0
Widow Cochrane 1 1 £0.2.0
Totall 6 6 £0.12.0

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The Town of Queensferry CART TAX. Survey From 5th April 1787
to the 5th April 1788 By James Watsone Surveyor

I James Watsone aforesaid Do hereby Certify that upon
carefull examination of the foregoing Duties I find they amount in
whole to twelve shillings ster. [Sterling] and that upon the Fifth of October
last I delivered to Mr Robert Chapman Collector of the said
Borough an exact Duplicate hereof which contained my oath
that the severall persons beforenamed were duly served with
Requisitions whereby they were to be charged with the Returns
made, and Sums hereby Certified to be due from them
Linlithgow 6th November James Watsone Surveyor

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