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The Land Statistics of the Shires of Iverness, Ross, and Cromarty in the Year 1871; Comp. and Compared with the Valuations of 1644 and Succeeding Periods (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
Discovery Miles 2 840
The Land Statistics of the Shires of Iverness, Ross, and Cromarty in the Year 1871; Comp. and Compared with the Valuations of...
The Land Statistics of the Shires of Iverness, Ross, and Cromarty in the Year 1871; Comp. and Compared with the Valuations of...

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The Land Statistics of the Shires of Iverness, Ross, and Cromarty in the Year 1871; Comp. and Compared with the Valuations of 1644 and Succeeding Periods (Paperback)

Hugh C. Fraser

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Loot Price R284 Discovery Miles 2 840

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 Excerpt: ... 455. The writer of the old Statistical Account of this parish says (1794)--"It is not a very long time since the Laird of Grant got only a merk a year for what a man choosed to cut and manufacture with his axe and saw. People now alive remember it at 1s 8d a year, afterwards it came to 3s 4d, and then the Laird of Eothiemurchus brought it up to 5s and a pound of tobacco a year. About the year 1730, the York Building Company purchased to tho amount of 7000 of the woods of Abernothy. About eight years ago the Duke of Gordon sold his firwoods of Glenmore, in the barony of Kincardine, for 10,000 sterling to an English company." About the same period the woods in the parish of Eothiemurchus let at 300. At present the woodlands of Duthil, including Eothiemurchus, are valued at 000 per annum, Alvie 90, and Kingussie 58. In 1794, the Chisholm's woods in the parishes of Kiltarlity and Kilmorack were let from 250 to 300 a year. The woods in West Inverness are valued at 240 a year, chiefly in the parishes of Kilmallic and Kilmonivaig. In the Isles we find only one entry of this description of property, in the parish of Snizort on the estate of Skeabost, annual value, 5; yet in ancient times there must have been much wood in the country, as large quantities of roots and branches of trees are to this day dug up in the bogs and morasses. There are twelve saw-mills, three let at 54, and nine in proprietors' hands, 91. XII. PIERS. FERRIES, &0. The rated value of this class of property is--Piers, 319; Ferries, 61; Bridge, 58. These consist of Beauly pier, valued at 55; Fort-William, 20; Portree, 78; piers on Loch Ness, 166; Kyleakin Ferry, be...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Hugh C. Fraser
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 32
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-31731-2
Barcode: 9781130317312
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LSN: 1-130-31731-5

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