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TITLE
Second Page of Letter from Betsy Mackay
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1741_R31_4_19
PLACENAME
Kirktomy
DISTRICT
Tongue and Farr
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
SUTHERLAND: Farr
DATE OF IMAGE
21 August 1899
PERIOD
1890s
SOURCE
Caithness Archive Centre
ASSET ID
6288
KEYWORDS
betsy mackay
epilepsy
poor relief
clothing
Second Page of Letter from Betsy Mackay

Second page of letter from Betsy Mackay to parish council.

On this second page Betsy Mackay explains that her neighbours have found her lying on the roadside several times after she has had a fit. This demonstrates how much need she is in.

She says she has not received aid of any kind since she has been ill. The letter continues on the third page.

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Second Page of Letter from Betsy Mackay

SUTHERLAND: Farr

1890s

betsy mackay; epilepsy; poor relief; clothing

Caithness Archive Centre

Letters requesting Poor Relief

Second page of letter from Betsy Mackay to parish council.<br /> <br /> On this second page Betsy Mackay explains that her neighbours have found her lying on the roadside several times after she has had a fit. This demonstrates how much need she is in.<br /> <br /> She says she has not received aid of any kind since she has been ill. The letter continues on the third page.