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Date Masters/mistresses names Number of horses Horses liable in duty Horses not liable Duty
12 Sep 1797 Alexander Allan Mercht. [Merchant] Lauder 2 2 £0.4.0
George Lauder Baker Lauder 2 2 £0.4.0
Walter Wood Lauder 2 2 £0.4.0
Richard Shillinglaw Lauder 2 2 £0.4.0
John Valence Lauder 1 1 £0.2.0
Thomas Thomson cooper Lauder 1 1 £0.2.0
Andrew Thomson Junior Lauder 2 2 £0.4.0
David Elliot Lauder 2 2 £0.4.0
David Brownfield Lauder 2 2 £0.4.0
Alexander Dickson Smith Lauder 2 2 £0.4.0
James White Lauder 2 2 £0.4.0
Charles Sommerville Lauder 1 1 £0.2.0
George Watson Lauder 2 2 £0.4.0
Andrew Thomson Senr. [Senior] Lauder 2 2 £0.4.0
John Wilson Lauder 2 2 £0.4.0
William Murray Lauder 2 2 £0.4.0
George Romaines Lauder 2 2 £0.4.0
John Waddel baker Lauder 2 2 £0.4.0
James Wait Ladies mill 2 2 £0.4.0
Alexander Spence Lauder 2 2 £0.4.0
James Wertherstone Lauder 2 2 £0.4.0
James Graham Lauder Mill 1 1 £0.2.0
40 40 £4.0.0

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Survey of the Work HORSE TAX, per 36 Geo. III. Cap. xv. in the Royalty of Lauder from 5 April 1797 to 5 April 1798 by William Johnstone Survr. [Surveyor]

Proof 40 Horses at 2/- [£0.2.0] is £4.0.0

I William Johnstone Surveyor aforesaid do hereby certify that upon carefull
examination of the foregoing duties, I find that they amount to the sum
of Four Pounds Ster. [Sterling] And that upon the [date missing] day of November 1797 I delivered to
Robert Romaines Collector of said duties an exact duplicate of this Acct. [Account]
duly examined & compared which contained my Oath that the preceeding
Inhabitatants were duely served with requisitions and that they were charged
in conformity to their several returns or according to my knowledge & belief
that they were liable in said duties. [Signed] William Johnstone Survr. [Surveyor]

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