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Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Servants names Number of servants Bachelor servants One servant Two servants Three or more servants Duty
1787 Brought Forward 166 9 37 76 3 £32.15.0
166 7-2 80 74 3 £32.15.0
Proof
87 Single Female Servants of Married & unmarried persons for one year as above at £0.2.6 Each £10.17.6
76 Single Female Servants (in pairs) of Married and unmarried persons for one year as above at £0.5.0 each £19.0.0
3 Single Female Servants (treeble) of Married and unmarried persons for one year as above at £0.10.0 each £1.10.0
2 Single Female Servants (a pair) of one unmarried person above 21 years Additionall dutie at £0.5.0 each £0.10.0
7 Single Female Servants (a pair) of one unmarried person above 21 years Additionall dutie at £0.2.6 each £0.17.6
Totall £32.15.0

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FEMALE SERVANTS TAX of Montrose Continued

I William Greig Surveyor aforesaid do hereby Certify that upon carefull examination of the foregoing duties I find
they amount in whole to Therty two Pounds fifteen Shillings Sterling and that upon the __ day of March 1787
I delivered Mr Alexander Morrison Collector of the said duties for the Burgh aforesaid an exact duplicate of
the above Account (as will appear from __) duly examined and compaired with the foregoing
which contained my Oath that Nottices 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 Servants retained or employed by them from the fifth day of April 1785 to the fifth day of April [1786]
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 Servants of those who neglected or refused to give in a list thereof in terms of the Nottices left
with them as aforesaid William Greig Surveyor


Survey of the duties on Female Servants
in the Burgh of Montrose for the year
ending 5th April 1787
P [Per] William Greig Surveyor


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