Title John Greenlies manuscript Receipt book of Campbeltown, his 1812 – 1827 Road money/tax & personl banking other end
Binding mottled paperback
Book Condition good
Size 10 x 15.5 cm. approx
Seller ID E2
A rare historical manuscript receipt book of Money collected for the maintenance of roads; ( road tolls or tithes). Collected by various taxmen inc John Greenlies ( sometimes spelt John Greenlees), Andrew Ralston, John Dunlop, Alex Campbell, A. Anderson (as all hand written, spelling may be slightly incorrect|). Campbeltown (former royal burgh) is in town in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Covers the period 1812 – 1827 , i.e. Kings at the time were King George III , George IV & William IV. All manuscript in book. At one end is Road Tax that covers 5 manuscript pages also are 8 reiceips attached, 1 is all manuscript & 7 are part printed & part manuscript. The other end of book is 20 manuscript pages that look like John Greenlies bank details inc cash in 1816 at over £300, lodged in bank November 23 1824 £70 etc. Book size is 10 x 15.5, some receipts are slightly longer. See all scans.