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Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Actual # Carriage horses
(10s each)
Saddle horses
(10s each)
26 Aug 1788 Simon Wutherstone surgeon 1 1 £0.10.0
James Edmonstone 1 1 £0.10.0
Alexander Allan mercht. [merchant] 1 1 £0.10.0
Robert Romaines Coll. [Collector] 1 1 £0.10.0
John Johnstone surgeon 1 1 £0.10.0
5 5 £2.10.0

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LAUDER 37 [Page] 113
Survey of the Carriage and Horse Tax in the [Burgh of]
Lauder from 5 April 1788 to 5 April 1789 by William Johnstone.

I William Johnstone Surveyor do hereby Certify that upon carefull examination [I find the]
foregoing duties amount to Two pounds ten shillings Sterling and that upon the [...... I]
delivered to Robert Romaines Collector of said duties an exact duplicate of [the above duly examined]
and Compared which contained my Oath That the proceeding Inhabitants were [served with Requsitions]
And that they were charged in conformity to their several returns Or according to my [Knowledge and]
belief that they were liable in said duties. William Johnstone Surveyor.

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