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AITKIN, James

Collection | Ref # ZARCH 32 | Held by Heritage Collections, Dunedin Public Library

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Title:

AITKIN, James

Creator:

Aitkin, James

Level of description:

Collection

Extent:

1 volume

Reference number:

ZARCH 32

Description:

Cash Book 1820 -23. The volume also contains poetry and writing in Gaelic?, which may be of a later date. The names Leith Shipping Company, John Ross and James Aitkin all appear at the front of the volume written in different hands. The Cash entries for the Leith Shipping Company appear to be related to James Aitkin, the date 1863 appears later in the book after the poetry and above two cash entries relating to oatmeal. At the back are two pages of entries for Excise Stock, dated 1820-22, and an Epitaph composed by Sir G Sinclair to be put on the Rev Mr Munro’s Grave Stone, has been written in a different hand.

Dates covered:

1820 - 1863

Language:

Gaelic

Access conditions:

No restrictions.

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