Date Names and designations Actual # Dogs at 3s Dogs at 5s Duty
Parishes Collected Brot {Brought] over 194 62 132 £42.6.0
Coul 1 1 £0.3.0
Crathie 6 6 £1.10.0
Aboyne 15 15 £3.15.0
Kincardine 3 3 £0.9.0
Drumoak 6 6 £1.10.0
Oldmachar 10 7 3 £1.16.0
235 73 162 £51.9.0
73 at £0.3.0 £10.19.0
162 at %0.5.0 £40.10.0
£51.9.0 £51.9.0

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Aberdeen 21st Febry [February] 1798 I Charles Farquharson Surveyor aforesaid
do hereby Certify that after carefull examination of the fore
going Rates and Duties I find they amount to Fifty one pounds
Nine Shillings Sterl [Sterling] and that upon the twenty first day of Feby [February]
1798 I delivered to Mr William Copland Collector of the Said duties
for the County aforesaid an exact duplicate of the above account
as will appear from his receipt thereunto affixed I duly examined
and compared with the foregoing, which contained my
Oath that requisitions were left with the Several persons
before named or at their dwelling houses, of the dates
annexed to their respective names, requiring them within fourteen
days to give in a list of their Dogs retained or employed
by them from the 5 April 1796 to the 5th April 1797 and that
the Said account or Survey is made out from the lists
returned to me, and from the best information. I could
procure of the Dogs of those whose lists are deficient, and
others who Neglected or refused to give in a list thereof
in terms of the requisitions left with them as aforesaid.
Aberdeen 21 Feb 1798 Chas Farquharson
Sworn before George More J.P. [Justice of the Peace]

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