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
City of Edinburgh
Total Amount Brot [Brought] from Preceeding Page 462 85 374 69 10 9 £712.15.0
17 Dec 1788 Mr John Carruthers John Irving House Servt [Servant] 1 1 £1.5.0
Sir Archibald Grant John Irving
Robert Cassie
Archibald Cassie
Robert Reid
Walter Wodd
Samuel Moir
William Wood
House Servt. [Servant]
6 6 £10.10.0
Lady Christian Graham James Balmain House Servt [Servant] 1 1 £1.5.0
Lady Charlotte Erskine John Napier
Andrew Jack
2 2 £2.10.0
James Mathers Vintner James Robertson Waiter 1 1 £1.5.0
Total 473 85 379 69 16 9 £729.10.0
85 Batchelors Servt [Servants] each over & above Duty £106.5.0
319 Married Persons Servants £1.5.0 £473.15.0
69 Married Persons Servants £1.10.0 103.10.0
16 Married Persons Servants £1.15.0 £28.0.0
9 Married Persons Servants £2.0.0 18.0.0
Total £129.10.0
Mr William Ramsay George Street New Town of Edr. [Edinburgh] Charged Double Duty for omitting one Male Servt [Servant] 1 1 1 £5.0.0

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City of Edin [Edinburgh] from 1788 to 1789
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I Robert Maughan Assessor & Surveyor Aforesaid do hereby Certify that upon Careful
examination of the Foregoing Rates & Duties I find they Amount in the whole to Seven
hundred &Twenty Nine Pounds Ten Shillings Sterling and that upon the Twentieth Day
of December Seventeen Hundred & Eighty Eight years I delivered to Mr George McQueen Collr. [Collector]
of the Said Duties for the City of Edin [Edinburgh] an exact Duplicate of the Foregoing Accompt
Duly examined & Compared which contained my Oath that Notices or requisitions were
left with the Several Inhabitants or at their Dwelling Houses of Dates annexed
to their respective names

Robert Maughan

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