Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Actual # Carriage horses
(10s each)
Saddle horses
(10s each)
9 Oct 1786 Alexander Baille Esqr. of Little Tarrell 2 Carriage £1.0.0
Mr. John Barclay Writer 1 Sadle £0.10.0
Mr. David Ross Clerk 1 Sadle £0.10.0
Mr. Alexander Morison Mercht. [Merchant] 1 Sadle £0.10.0
Mr. Benjaman Ross Mercht. [Merchant] 1 Sadle £0.10.0
Mr. George Murray Mercht. [Merchant] 1 Sadle £0.10.0
Mr. Robert Murray Mercht [Merchant] 1 Sadle £0.10.0
Hugh MacFarquhar Surgeon 1 Sadle £0.10.0
Mr. George Douglas Minr. [Minister] 1 Sadle £0.10.0
10 £5.0.0

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TAIN 52 [page] 135

A Survey of the Carriage and Horse Tax. Arisin in the Town
of Tain for the year ending 5th April 1787 By Hugh MacFarquhar Surveyor

10 Sadle & Carriage horses @ 10/ [£0.50.0] each is Total £5.0.0

Tain 22 Nov [November] 1786 [written in margin]
I Hugh MacFarquhar Surveyor Aforesaid Do hereby certify That
upon carefull examination of the foregoing Duties I find they
Amount in whole to Five pounds, And that on the fifteenth day
of November currt. [current] I delivered to Mr. Alexander Morison present
Treasurer & Collector of said Duties for the Burgh Aforesaid
an exact Duplicate of the Above Acct. [Account] which containd my Oath
that the Above is a list of all the Horses returned to me & that is used by
the different Masters, According to the best of my knowledge or Inform-
Hugh MacFarquhar Surveyor

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