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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Mr Kilgour Town Clerk
Mr Soutar Writer
Mr Gillespie Governor of Gaol)
035 [Situation] About 5 chains S.W. [South West] from the Poorshouse
A substantial Stone building erected in 1844, It is fitted up for the confinement of 20 prisoners on the seperate system, & is superinteded [superintended] by a Governor (£70 per annum), Matron (£20 per annum) & 1 Warder. The prisoners are employed at maKing Mats & various other duties. CranK labor is resorted to for the refractory. It is a County Gaol
Poors house
Mr Hay Architect
Mr Kilgour Town clerk
Mr Morris (albany cottage)
Mr Ross Governor
New Stat. Acct. [Statistical Account]
035 [Situation] About 5 chains N.E. [North East] from the Jail
A substantial stone building to which considerable additions are now being made, The original building comprised only the S E [South East] face with a few outbuildings, A great number of worKmen are now employed maKing additional buildings on the N North] & N [North] East sides of the present buildings, It was originally intended
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[Note Jail] -- Jail [Initialled] J.B.
[Notes Poorhouse] -- Trace 7
Poor's House with the word Poor in the genitive
could be correct but as the word Poor is both
irregular and plural, Poorhouse: not
Poorshouse should be used in the Compound word -- O,M O

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