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TITLE
Telegram Supt Aitchison to Sheriff Ivory pg3
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB232_R13_J7_05
PLACENAME
Skye
DISTRICT
Skye
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS
PERIOD
1880s
SOURCE
Caithness Archive Centre
ASSET ID
5944
KEYWORDS
law
police
policing
Highland Clearances
Skye Clearances
Telegram Supt Aitchison to Sheriff Ivory pg3

Telegram Supt Aitchison to Sheriff Ivory pg3.

The Superintendent Aitchison wrote a telegram to Sheriff Ivory concerning the troubles in Skye. At this time the landowners imposed severe laws on their tenants and sent a messenger to deliver an interdict (or prohibiting command).

Aitchison writes that the officer in attendance was afraid of the crowd. Subsequently the messenger returned without serving the writs (or presenting the document).

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Telegram Supt Aitchison to Sheriff Ivory pg3

INVERNESS

1880s

law; police; policing; Highland Clearances; Skye Clearances;

Caithness Archive Centre

Skye Disturbances

Telegram Supt Aitchison to Sheriff Ivory pg3.<br /> <br /> The Superintendent Aitchison wrote a telegram to Sheriff Ivory concerning the troubles in Skye. At this time the landowners imposed severe laws on their tenants and sent a messenger to deliver an interdict (or prohibiting command).<br /> <br /> Aitchison writes that the officer in attendance was afraid of the crowd. Subsequently the messenger returned without serving the writs (or presenting the document).