Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Actual # Carriage horses
(10s each)
Saddle horses
(10s each)
27 Jul 1786 Simon Watterston Surgeon Lauder 1 1 £0.10.0
Robert Romanis Writer Lauder 1 1 £0.10.0
James Edmonston Lauder 1 1 £0.10.0
John Johnston Surgeon Lauder 1 1 £0.10.0
Mr Nichol Vintner Lauder 2 2 Fly £1.0.0
Alexander Allan Merchr [Merchant] Lauder 1 1 £0.10.0
7 2 C. S. 5 £3.10.0
Proof 2 Carriage Horses @ £0.10.0 each £1.0.0
5 Saddle Horses @ £0.10.0 each £2.10.0

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LAUDER 35 [Page] 97
The Royalty of Lauder From 5th April 1786 to 5th April 1787 by Henry Watson, Surveyor.

I Henry Watson, Surveyor Aforesaid that upon careful Examination
of the foregoing sevral Rates & Duty's I do hereby Certify that I find
They amount to the Sum of Three Pounds ten Shillings Sterling,
And that upon the -- I delivered to Robert
Romanes Collector of said Duty's for the Royalty of Lauder
an exact duplicate of the forgoing Acct [Account] and duly examined and
compared with the forgoing and which contained my oath
that the Persons therein mentioned are charged according
to their Answers made to my Requisitions according to my
knowledge and belief that They are lyable to the same Duty's.
Henry Watson, Surveyor

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