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
5 Jul 1788 Burgh of Lanark
Miss Porterfield at Smellorn Entered at Georges Square Edinr [Edinburgh] George Dickson
John Scott
John Hadd Vintr [Vintner] Thomas Pait Waiter 1 £1.5.0
Grand Total £1.5.0
one Male Servant at £1.5.0 is £1.5.0
Grand Total £1.5.0

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A Survey of the Duties on Male Servants in the Royal Burgh of Lanark for the Year from the 5th of April
1788 to the 5th of April 1789 By William Mure Surveyor

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I William Mure Surveyor aforesaid do hereby Certify that upon Carefull Examination of the foregoing
Several Rates & Duties I find they amount in whole to one pound five shillings Steerling and that
upon the [?????? ] I delivered To James Waggateshaw Collector of the said
Duties for the Burgh aforesaid an Exact Duplicate of the above Account Duly Examined & Compared
with the foregoing which Contained my Oath that Notices were left with the Several Inhabitants,
or at their Dwelling houses, of the dates annexed to their respective names that they were to be Charged
with the sums hereby Certified to be due from them. by me William Mure

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