Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Actual # Carriage horses
(10s each)
Saddle horses
(10s each)
1787 Brought forward 55 55 £27.10.0
2 Jan 1787 Mr James Dickson 1 1 £0.10.0
Totall 56 56 £28.0.0

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I William Greig Surveyor aforesaid do hereby certify that upon carefull examination
of the foregoing duties I find they amount in whole to Twenty Eight Pounds Sterling
and that upon the ___ of March 1787 I delivered Mr Alexander Morrison Collector
of said duties for the Burgh aforesaid an exact duplicate of the above
Account (as will appear from ___ ) duly examined & compared
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 Horses retained or employed by them from the
fifth day of April 1785 to the fifth day of April 1786 & that the said Account
or Survey is made out from the lists returned to me & from the best information
I could procure of the Horses 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

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