List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
[Site of The Tron continued] [continued from page 41]
in the High Street Stood the Tron or public weighing machine This instrument was generally called the Salt Tron on account of Salt being a Commodity then brought to market from the different Salt pans which were Common along the sea shore. There is a large stone in street which is still understood to mark the place of this ancient machine or is the stone in the beam actually stood.

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Note. enquiry has been made in Dundee amongst the most intelligent
in the town as to the spelling of the word Tron and nearly all agree
in spelling it withot the final e.

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