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TITLE
Letter from Hugh Baird, Cadboll Estates Office p1
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB232_D522_14_1
PLACENAME
Cadboll
DISTRICT
Fearn
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Fearn
DATE OF IMAGE
1920
PERIOD
1920s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
5230
KEYWORDS
squirrels
vermin
estates
Letter from Hugh Baird, Cadboll Estates Office p1

Letter from Hugh Baird, Cadboll Estates Office, Invergordon, to Arthur H. Duncan, Solicitor, Dingwall, dated December 23, 1920.

Baird asks Duncan to remove Captain Macleod's name from the membership of the Highland Squirrel Club, as his lands have been sold to Thomas B. Jones, a wood merchant. The purpose of the Squirrel Club was to kill the squirrels which were causing extensive damage to woodland. Members sent in the tails of the squirrels they had killed and were paid a bonus for each tail. Baird writes that there are currently no squirrels on the estate as they have been almost exterminated by soldiers and dockyard men wandering in the woods with catapults and pea rifles


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Letter from Hugh Baird, Cadboll Estates Office p1

ROSS: Fearn

1920s

squirrels; vermin; estates

Highland Archive Centre

Highland Squirrel Club (various letters) / Duncan & Duncan

Letter from Hugh Baird, Cadboll Estates Office, Invergordon, to Arthur H. Duncan, Solicitor, Dingwall, dated December 23, 1920. <br /> <br /> Baird asks Duncan to remove Captain Macleod's name from the membership of the Highland Squirrel Club, as his lands have been sold to Thomas B. Jones, a wood merchant. The purpose of the Squirrel Club was to kill the squirrels which were causing extensive damage to woodland. Members sent in the tails of the squirrels they had killed and were paid a bonus for each tail. Baird writes that there are currently no squirrels on the estate as they have been almost exterminated by soldiers and dockyard men wandering in the woods with catapults and pea rifles <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