Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Actual # Carriage horses
(10s each)
Saddle horses
(10s each)
Mr James Liddell 1 1 £0.10.0
Baillie John Taylor 1 1 £0.10.0
Mr Ninian Paton 1 1 £0.10.0
Walter Wilson Baker 1 1 £0.10.0
[-- rry] Baker 2 2 £1.0.0
1 1 £0.10.0
[---] Baker 1 1 £0.10.0
James Urquhart 2 2 £1.0.0
Totall 10 10 £5.0.0

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QUEENSFERRY 45 [Page] 131
[A Survey of the] Carriage and Horse Tax in the Borough of
[Queensferry from the] 5th April 1788 to the 5th April 1789 P [Per] James Watsone Survy. [Surveyor]

I James Watsone Surveyor aforesaid do hereby Certify that upon
[careful Examination] of the foregoing Rates and Duties I find they
[amount] to the sum of Five pounds Stg. [Sterling] And that upon
[---] of November last I delivered to Mr. Robert
[Chapman Collector] of the said Borough an exact Dupplicate of
[the foregoing Survey] which contained my oath that the severall
[persons named] were duly served with Requisitions &
notices whereby they were to be charged with the sums hereby
[certified to] be due by them. James Watsone Surveyor
Linlithgow 4 Decemr. [December] 1788

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