Odd Incidents In Olden Times, Or, Ancient Records Of Inveraray

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This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781144082138
  • Publisher: Nabu Press
  • Publication date: 2/11/2010
  • Pages: 108
  • Product dimensions: 9.69 (w) x 7.44 (h) x 0.22 (d)

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A Burgh Official. " Inveraray, 5th September, 1754.—The Magistrate having nominated and appointed Peter Campbell, sheriff officer, to be their gaoler and town officer in room of Duncan Clerk, deceased, and have agreed to give him five pounds sterling of sallary from June last, when he began to officiate until Whitsunday next, besides paying his house rent to the said term with the whole perquisates and emoluments formerly in use to be paid to his office ; and on the other side, Peter Campbell and Archibald Campbell, of Ormsary, as cautioner and surety for him, bind and oblidge themselves, their heirs and successors, that the said Peter Campbell shall not only faithfully and truelly serve and obey the orders and commands of the said Magistrats, their successors in the said office, but also that he shall at six o'clock in the morning and ten o'clock at night ring the town's bell; that he shall duely and orderly light the lamps when requisite, and generally that he shall do every other thing in relation to his office, or which the said Magistrats shall from time to time prescribe." Storage Of Burgh Arms. " Inveraray, 1st November, 1754.—The following letter to the Provost was read from the Duke of Argyll's chamberlain: ' The Duke of Argyll desires you'l acquaint the Magistrats of Inveraray in His Grace's name that, in their and their predecessors in office request, he had hitherto accomodated them with a room in the old tower for holding the arms allowed by law to the Royal Burgh of Inveraray. But, as that edifice is to be taken down, His Grace desires they might in due time provide some proper and secure placefor holding and preserving their arms.' The Magistrats ofInveraray appoint Baillie James Campbell immediately to waite on His Grace the Duke of Argyll and return him ...
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