Date Masters/mistresses names Actual # 2 wheel carts (2s) 3-4 wheel wains/wagons (4s) Duty
17 Aug 1787 John Romaines 1 1 £0.2.0
Walter Wood farmer 1 1 £0.2.0
Bailie Andrew Thomson 1 1 £0.2.0
Alexander Dickson smith 1 1 £0.2.0
James Hunter carrier 1 1 £0.2.0
Thomas Jamieson 1 1 £0.2.0
6 6 £0.12.0

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Survey of the CART TAX. in the Royalty of Lauder
for the year ending 5 April 1788 by William Johnstone Surveyor

Proof 6 Carts at £0.2.0 is £0.12.0

I William Johnstone Surveyor aforesaid do hereby certify That upon carefull examina
tion I find the foregoing duties amount to Twelve shillings sterling And that upon
... October (1787) I delivered to Robert Romaines Collector for the Roy
alty of Lauder an exact duplicate of this Accompt which contained my Oath that Re
quisitions were, sent to the above Inhabitants of the date foresaid And that they were
charged according to their answers thereto.
William Johnstone Surveyor

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