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O.S.O. [Ordnance Survey Office] London
2nd Novr. [November] 1871.

In reply to your reference to the Director
General of the Ordnance Survey of 24th Octr. [October]
respecting the Parish Boundaries shown at the
Cat Law, I have to state that the Survey
of that district was made under my direction
and that I remember having scrutinized this
particular portion of Boundary on account
of the peculiar configuration it presented
and of being quite satisfied with its accuracy.
The peculiarity which strikes one on the
map is resolved when on the ground by the
natural features.
There was abundant evidence that
the old Cairn was the 3 Parish Point.
On referring to our records of this
Survey I find that John Hood acted
as meresman for Kingoldrum: James Barry
for Kirriemuir: and Alexander Edwards
for Lintrathen, and the Boundary was
pointed out without difference of opinion
to Corporal J. Felton. R.E. [Royal Engineers] (who was
an experienced and good perambulator)
on the 8th. August 1860. The Signatures
of all are in the perambulation Book,
which further bears evidence by the
signatures (among others) of John McNicol
of the Craig, Factor for Lord Airlie,
Duncan Wilkie (?) of Kirriemuir for Mr.
Farquharson; Charles Chree minister of

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