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2021.53.86

Digitised copy of State of expense of Tiree mills, 1806. Contains details of the expenses of erecting two mills (one for oat and barley and the other for lint), for erecting machinery for a hind mill, and other expenses relating to the building of these mills. There is no transcript for this item.

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From the archives of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.53.77

Digitised Copy letter from Captain Archibald Campbell, secretary to the Duke of Argyll, to Malcolm McLaurine, chamberlain of Tiree, 8 Apr 1803. Campbell discusses: plans surrounding the division of the island into four mail lands; emigration; selecting ‘quiet and industrious’ tenants for joint occupancy of the mail lands; mills; postponing building of the schoolhouses. There is no transcript for this item.

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From the archives of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.53.70

Digitised copy of Letter from Malcolm McLaurine, chamberlain of Tiree, to the Duke of Argyll, 15 Dec 1801. In this letter McLaurine expresses gratitude to the Duke of Argyll for giving him the farm at Balephuil and agreeing to build a house on it; proposes enclosing and subdividing Balephuil; proposes plans to develop a large garden and nursery; refers to establishing a volunteer company to maintain the social order of Tiree; and refers to smuggling and distilling in the island. There is no transcript for this item.

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From the archives of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.53.45

Digitised copy of Comprised estimate of the office houses built in Tiree by Donald Campbell, late factor, 1769. Contains an ‘estimate of the values of the office houses which were built, contiguous, to His Grace the Duke of Argyll’s house in Tiree’. There is no transcript available for this item.

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From the archives of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.53.16

Digitised copy of Account of debursements for finishing the Duke of Argyll’s house in Tiree, 1753. Showing the amounts paid to various people by Donald Campbell, the Duke’s factor on Tiree. There is no transcript available for this item.

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From the archives of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

2021.53.12

Digitised copy of Instructions for the chamberlain of Tiree, 1750. These instructions were sent from the Duke of Argyll and include: land erosion, draining the Loch of Kirkapol, seizing property from tenants, land management, Lachlan McLean at Ruaig and the building of a lint miln there, rent in arrears, quarrels with McCualrigs, the pulling of bear [barley] and making gredan meal, tacks, the payment of the minister’s salary (Mr Alexander McTavish).  There is no transcript available for this item.

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From the archives of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.

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