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List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CROOKSTON MILL (Corn) Crookston Mill Walter Graham, Crookston Mai [Mains]
William Johnston, Halltree
023 A Corn mill in good working repair with office houses dwelling house and Saw mill and A few Acres of ground attached to it All the buildings are in good repair and are the property of John Borthwick Esq of Crookston.
MONUMENT [Crookston] Monument Walter Graham, Crookston M [Mains]
William Dixon, Halltree
023 A monument built of Cut granite Stone it is about 8 feet high of conical shape & Standing on a pedestal of about3 ft [feet] square, it was erected to Commemorate the Spot on which William Borthwick a young man of weak intellect Committed Suicide by shooting himself The monument was erected by the Uncle of the present proprietor of Crookston Estate, on one of the squares of the pedestal is the following inscription "Friend looking at this Stone Consider life health how uncertain. Pray that god by his free grace may prepare you for eternity" on an other side is this "Death is a debt to nature due which I have paid & so must you" - This monument which is without a date was erected about 40 years ago.

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List of Names collected by Thomas Smith C. Asst [Civilian Assistant]
Plan 23A Trace 2
[Object for Crookston Mill] A mill
[Object for Monument] A monument
[Parish] Stow

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