Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Servants names Number of servants Bachelor servants One servant Two servants Three or more servants Duty
3 Aug 1787 Town of Cullen
Lord Findlater Female Servants 8 8 £4.0.0
Mr. Rannie 1 1 £0.2.6
Alexander Ogilvie Vintner 1 1 £0.2.6
Capt [Captain] Gordon 1 1 £0.2.6
Miss Coull's 1 1 £0.2.6
Mr. Grant Minister 1 1 £0.2.6
[Totals] 13 5 8 £4.12.6

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A Survey of the Female Servants Tax Arising in the Town
of Cullen from the 5th day of Aprile 1787 to the 5th day of Aprile 1788 by Patrick McDonald Surveyor

5 Servants @ 2/6 Ea [Each] for a Year is £0.12.6
8 Servants @ 10/ Ea [Each] for a Year is £4.0.0

I Patrick McDonald Surveyor aforesaid do hereby Certify that upon Carefull Examination of the
foregoing Several Rates and Duties on Female Servants I find they amount in whole to Four
Pound Twelve Shillings and Six Pence Sterling and that upon the Twentieth day of Nov 1787
I delivered to Mungo Rannie Collector of Said Duties for the Town of Cullen an Exact Duplicate
of the Above Account Duly Examined and Compared with the foregoing which Contained
my Oath that Notices were left with the whole foregoing Inhabitants or at their
Dwelling houses of the dates annexed to their Respective Names that they were to be
Charged with the Sums hereby Certifyed to be due from them.
Patrick McDonald Surveyor

Sworn before me at Forres 18th November 1787 Alexander Grant Bailie

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