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Scope Note: Created For = AMS

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

"All Profits Over Twenty Per Cent!", 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/1429
Scope and Contents Cartoon by W K Haselden entitled, "All Profits Over Twenty Per Cent!" commenting on taxation of the worker by the state from the Daily Mirror in 1919.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Canadian Custom Revenue 1911-1912, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2531
Scope and Contents Description of the Canadian customs revenue figures for June 1911-1912 showing an increase in the amount.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Custom and story entitled 'Souming', 15 December 1894

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/55
Scope and Contents Custom and story written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Souming' [number and type of stock an individual croft can graze on a common grazings] describing the ages at which cows were included in the 'leibhidh' [levy], how in 1810 Lord MacDonald and MacCoinnich Bodhar of Lewis [MacKenzie of Seaforth, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis] introduced new rules while Clanranald had no souming until 1820. MacRury states that in 1830 his grandfather had to send five heifers...
Dates: 15 December 1894

Excise journal marked 'III Set Journal', 1856

Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/1
Scope and Contents Excise journal marked 'III Set Journal' for Greenock, Renfrewshire showing the nature of the transaction, the individual involved, the amount of money and, in some cases, the date. Text on folio 3v has been scored through in ink.
Dates: 1856

Indistinct note possibly relating to excise collection, c1865

Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/38
Scope and Contents Indistinct note possibly relating to excise collection which reads 'June 6 [ep] 8 A. A. C., 6 up 9 A. A. C' [A.A.C. being Alexander Archibald Carmichael].
Dates: c1865

List of dog owners in North Uist, 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/2
Scope and Contents List of dog owners in Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist written by Alexander Carmichael as part of his excise duties and the date of inspection, when the ownership of a dog was verified, recorded by 'RU' [Robert Urquhart]. The list records the name, occupation and abode of the dog owner, the date 'dog seen' and by whom it was seen. There are eighty three names on the list with folios 5v and 6r being blank. The list has been scored through in ink.
Dates: 1870

List of 'Tobacco Licences' in North Uist, c1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/118
Scope and Contents List of 'Tobacco Licences' in North Uist [Uibhist a Tuath] composed of the name and abode of eleven islanders, written by Alexander Carmichael and notes against some of them written by Robert Urquhart, preventive officer. Spaces within the list have been used by Carmichael for his folklore notes. The notes on folio 46r have been scored through.
Dates: c1872

Note on prac, 1874 and 1891

Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/157
Scope and Contents Note about 'prac' [church teinds] probably given by John Moireson [John Morison] of Bragar [Eilean Leòdhais /Isle of Lewis], which is noted as a rent paid in kind with food. The note states that to get these factors were 'trampling over the poor people with a heart of stone.'
Dates: 1874 and 1891

Part-printed and ms receipts from Stonehaven sheriff officer and the debt collection company of Kinnear & Munro, Stonehaven

Identifier: Coll-1721
Scope and Contents 18 x part-printed and ms receipts from the Stonehaven sheriff officer and from the debt collection company of Kinnear & Munro form a small collection of Scottish local taxation and debt collection receipts, 1819-1868. Money is detailed for various Kincardineshire taxes and rents including road money, land tax, salmon fishing rents, feu duty, together with various parish tax assessments including amounts for poor relief, rogue tax, police assessment, prisons assessment, turnpike road...
Dates: 1819-1868

PR2.20662, 1959

Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.20662
Scope and Contents Correspondence, charts, reports and notes relating to male patient from Edinburgh and the Lothians aged 26 at first examination in 1959. Conditions mentioned include: headache; low back pain; neck stiffness; and abdominal pain. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1959