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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
William Maxwell Esqr.
Mr. John Leach
Revd. [Reverend] John Murray
022 [Situation] 1 mile N. [North] of Thornhill. A large Dwelling House & outbuildings with Garden and land attached William Maxwell Esqr. (Chamberlain to his Grace) occupier Duke of Buccleuch owner
RIVER NITH River Nith William Maxwell Esqr.
Mr. John Leach
Revd. [Reverend] John Murray
022; 031 [Situation] Tracing W. [West] & SWn. [South Western] Parish Boundary.
The Nith rises in the Parish of new Cumnock in Ayrshire and after a South-east course of about fifty miles in a direct line, and about 100 including its windings discharges itself into the Solway Firth about nine miles below the Town of Dumfries.

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[Page] 61.
Parish of Morton -- Plan 22. 10. Trace 2

[Signed] Hugh Doherty Civil Assistant

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check Dabton - Descriptive Remarks - brackets? around 'Chamberlain to his Grace'

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