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TITLE
Letter to Dr Black for Chirsty McKay
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1741_R31_1_23
PLACENAME
Skinnid
DISTRICT
Tongue and Farr
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Tongue
DATE OF IMAGE
4 November 1848
PERIOD
1840s
SOURCE
Caithness Archive Centre
ASSET ID
6147
KEYWORDS
poor relief
poor house
money
tongue and farr
illness
Letter to Dr Black for Chirsty McKay

Letter on behalf of Chirsty McKay for application of poor relief. The letter informs Dr Black that Chirsty McKay is almost blind and lame and cannot support herself. She cannot even get herself peat without paying for it.

The letter states that Chirsty McKay's case is to be pitied.

Application was refused.

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Letter to Dr Black for Chirsty McKay

SUTHERLAND: Tongue

1840s

poor relief; poor house; money; tongue and farr; illness

Caithness Archive Centre

Letters requesting Poor Relief

Letter on behalf of Chirsty McKay for application of poor relief. The letter informs Dr Black that Chirsty McKay is almost blind and lame and cannot support herself. She cannot even get herself peat without paying for it.<br /> <br /> The letter states that Chirsty McKay's case is to be pitied.<br /> <br /> Application was refused.