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TITLE
Letter to Doctor Black, Inspector of poor
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1741_R31_1_02
PLACENAME
Ardtornish
DISTRICT
Golspie
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Golspie
DATE OF IMAGE
4 September 1848
PERIOD
1840s
SOURCE
Caithness Archive Centre
ASSET ID
6114
KEYWORDS
poor relief
poor house
money
tongue and farr
Letter to Doctor Black, Inspector of poor

Letter to Doctor Black from Angus McKay concerning his parents.

Mr McKay writes to thank Doctor Black for his donation to his parents when they were in want. Mr McKay was unaware of a problem until his brother wrote to him to inform him of this. He is also struggling however because of the failure of the potato during 1847.

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Letter to Doctor Black, Inspector of poor

SUTHERLAND: Golspie

1840s

poor relief; poor house; money; tongue and farr

Caithness Archive Centre

Letters requesting Poor Relief

Letter to Doctor Black from Angus McKay concerning his parents.<br /> <br /> Mr McKay writes to thank Doctor Black for his donation to his parents when they were in want. Mr McKay was unaware of a problem until his brother wrote to him to inform him of this. He is also struggling however because of the failure of the potato during 1847.