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Aberdeen 21 Feby. [February] 1798 I Charles Farquharson Surveyor aforesaid do hereby
Certify that upon carefull examination of the foregoing Duties
I find they amount to thirteen pounds, eight shillings 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
Burgh aforesaid an exact duplicate of the above
Account of as will appear from his receipt hereunto affixed
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 Draught Horses, retained or employed by them
from the 5th April 1796 to the 5th April 1797, and the Said
Account or Survey is made out from the lists returned
to me, and from the best information I could procure
of the draught Horses 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. [signed] Charles Farquharson
At Aberdeen 21st Feby. [February] 1798
Sworn before
George More J.P. [Justice of the Peace]

I William Copland Collector of the Land Tax for the Burgh
of Aberdeen do hereby acknowledge that I have this day
received from Mr Charles Farquharson Surveyor a Duplicate
of the foregoing Survey Amounting to Thirteen Pounds
Eight Shillings Sterling. Witness my hand at Aberdeen this
21st day of February 1798 Years [signed] W. Copland

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