Date Masters/mistresses names and designations Actual # Carriage horses
(10s each)
Saddle horses
(10s each)
Town of Forres
John Gordon Esquire 1 1 £0.10.0
John Hoyes Merchant 1 1 £0.10.0
[--] Alexander Watson 1 1 £0.10.0
Dr. [Doctor] Dougal 1 1 £0.10.0
James Mackie Merchant 1 1 £0.10.0
James Strath Surgeon 1 1 £0.10.0
William Dunbar Writer 1 1 £0.10.0
[Joseph] Dunbar Grange 1 1 £0.10.0
[John] Mortimer Excise Officer 1 1 £0.10.0
9 9 £0.10.0

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FORRES 23 [Page] 65
Survey of the Carriage and Horse Tax Arisen in the Town of
Forres from 5th April 1788 to the 5th April 1789 By Patrick McDonald Surveyor

9 Horse at £0.10.0 each for a year is £4.10.0

I Patrick McDonald Surveyor aforesaid do hereby Certify that upon Carefull
[examination] of the foregoing rates and duties on Sadle Horses, I find they Amount
in whole to Four pounds ten shillings Sterling, and that I delivered to Thomas Eddie
Collector of said duties for the Town of Forres an exact duplicate of the
[foregoing] duly examined and Compared, which Contained my Oath that the foregoing
[inhabitants] were served with requisitions and that the Assessments are made
[from] the lists and Answers now in my possession.
Sworn before me at Forres 2d Jany [January] 1788 Patrick McDonald Survyr. [Surveyor]
Alexander Grant J.P. [Justice of the Peace]

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