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TITLE
Letter to Apply For Poor Money
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1741_R31_1_01
PLACENAME
Achininver
DISTRICT
Tongue and Farr
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Tongue
DATE OF IMAGE
22 March 1847
PERIOD
1840s
SOURCE
Caithness Archive Centre
ASSET ID
6112
KEYWORDS
poor relief
poor house
money
tongue and farr
Letter to Apply For Poor Money

Letter written on behalf of a poor woman in order for her to apply for Poor Money. Her name was Erick Mackenzie and she once had a little land for growing potatoes but 1847 was the year of the failure of the potatoes, so now she had nothing to support her.

The document is signed by three people and is addressed to Doctor Black, Kirkiboll

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Letter to Apply For Poor Money

SUTHERLAND: Tongue

1840s

poor relief; poor house; money; tongue and farr

Caithness Archive Centre

Letters requesting Poor Relief

Letter written on behalf of a poor woman in order for her to apply for Poor Money. Her name was Erick Mackenzie and she once had a little land for growing potatoes but 1847 was the year of the failure of the potatoes, so now she had nothing to support her. <br /> <br /> The document is signed by three people and is addressed to Doctor Black, Kirkiboll