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TITLE
Letter from Fisher & Nightingale, Land Agents, 1922
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB232_D522_13
PERIOD
1920s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
5228
KEYWORDS
conservation
forestry
pest control
Letter from Fisher & Nightingale, Land Agents, 1922

A letter from Fisher & Nightingale, factors for Mrs MacPherson of Corrimony, informing the Secretary of the Highland Squirrel Club of their client's wish to drop out of the Club.

In 1844, Lady Lovat persuaded the government to re-introduce red squirrels in the Highlands. However, their numbers multiplied rapidly, as did their outward migration. In response to the damage caused to woodlands landowners formed a Highland Squirrel Club with the purpose of hunting, trapping, and killing the squirrels. The society paid a sum of money for each squirrel killed by the landowners or their staff, the total being determined by the number of tails submitted


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Letter from Fisher & Nightingale, Land Agents, 1922

1920s

conservation; forestry; pest control

Highland Archive Centre

Highland Squirrel Club (various letters) / Duncan & Duncan

A letter from Fisher & Nightingale, factors for Mrs MacPherson of Corrimony, informing the Secretary of the Highland Squirrel Club of their client's wish to drop out of the Club.<br /> <br /> In 1844, Lady Lovat persuaded the government to re-introduce red squirrels in the Highlands. However, their numbers multiplied rapidly, as did their outward migration. In response to the damage caused to woodlands landowners formed a Highland Squirrel Club with the purpose of hunting, trapping, and killing the squirrels. The society paid a sum of money for each squirrel killed by the landowners or their staff, the total being determined by the number of tails submitted <br /> <br /> <br /> For further information about this item and the collection to which it belongs, please <a href="mailto: archives@highlifehighland.com">email</a> the Highland Archive Service