Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Actual # Carriage horses
(10s each)
Saddle horses
(10s each)
19 Aug 1788 Brot. [Brought] Over 39 11 28 £19.10.0
Joseph Glaster Horse Hyrer Dumfries 1 1 £0.10.0
John Mcwilliam Horse Hyrer Dunfries 1 1 £0.10.0
Thomas Nixon Horse Hyrer Dumfries 1 1 £0.10.0
James Borthwick Horse Hyrer Dumfries 1 1 £0.10.0
Charles Courtas Surgeon Dumfries 1 1 £0.10.0
Ridle M'night Mercht. [Merchant] Dumfries 1 1 £0.10.0
Mr. Thomas Hotchkites Brewer Dumfries 1 1 £0.10.0
46 11 35 £23.0.0
Proof 11 Carriage Horses at £0.10.0 Each is £5.10.0
35 Saddle Horses at £0.10.0 Each is £17.10.0

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[Page] 2d. Survey of the Carriage and Horse Tax Continued
[Page] 36

I William Currie aforesaid do hereby Certify that upon Carefull examination of the
foregoing Several Rates and duties I find they Amount in whole to Twenty [three]
pound Sterling and that upon the 26 day of dec. [december] 1788 I delivered to Mr Francis
Maxwell Collr. [Collector] for the said duties for the aforesaid an exact [duplicate which]
Containd my Oath that Requisitions were left with the Several Inhabitants
or at their dwelling houses of the date anexed to their Respective names [and]
the Above is an exact duplicate of the Returns made by them to me or
that faild by the best Information I Could get
William Currie Surveyor

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