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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
HOTEL [Tarbet] Tarbet Hotel
Tarbet Hotel
Tarbet Hotel
Tarbet Hotel
Painted over door
James McMerrich, Proprietor
Rev [Reverend] Colin McKenzie
Rev [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] McFarlan
006 An elegant and commodious hotel, with extensive stabling attached, for the accomodation of visitors to the Highlands during summer, in which season an Omnibus runs from here into the Highlands of Argyleshire. It is situated at the junction of two roads one of which leads to Argyleshire, the other to Perthshire. In front of the house & in the ornamental ground attached to it there is a tall flagstaff and near to it a fine bowling green. The hotel etc are the property of James McMerrich Esqr. of Stuckgown.
TOMDU Tomdhu
Tomdhu
Tomdhu
Dove Cottage
James Mc McMerrich, Proprietor
Rev [Reverend] Dr. [Doctor] McFarlan
Alexander Dewar Schoolmaster
Dr. [Doctor] Cullen, Occupier
006 A small cottage occupied by Dr [Doctor] Cullen and named by him "Dove Cottage". The proper name and that by which it has always been known is "Tomdu" which in this case signifies a black bush. Tom sometimes signifies a hill.

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