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Date Masters & mistresses names & designations Servants names Quality of servants Number of servants Bachelor servants One and two servants Three and four servants Five to seven servants Eight to ten servants Eleven or more servants Duty
1787

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Linlithgow County MALE SERVANTS TAX Survey Continued
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34 Servants @ £1.5.0 each is £42.10.0
7 Servants @ £1.10.0 each is £10.10.0
7 Servants @ £1.15.0 each is £12.5.0
8 Servants @ £2.0.0 each is £16.0.0
28 Servants @ £3.0.0 each is £84.0.0
84 £165.5.0
7 of the above Batchelors @ £1.5.0 each £8.15.0
£174.0.0 Exd GS [Examined General Surveyor]

I James Watson Surveyor aforesaid Do hereby Certify that upon Carefull examination of the foregoing Duties
I find they amount to the Sum of one hundred & seventy four pounds Ster [Sterling] And that upon the
fifth of October last I delivered to Mr James Taylor Collector for this County an exact Duplicate
hereof which Contained my oath that the Severall persons before named were duly Served with
Requisitions whereby they were to be Charged with the Returns made & sums hereby Certified to be
due from them.
James Watson Surveyor
Linlithgow 6th November 1787

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