2021.53.79

Digitised copy of Petition by Alexander Campbell and other tenants in Tiree, 1803. The petition is submitted by Alexander Campbell, Donald Campbell, Murdoch Campbell, Donald Campbell junior, Angus Campbell, Farquhard Campbell, Hector Campbell, Angus Sinclair, Malcolm Sinclair, John MacInnish, John Carmichael, Donald MacInnish, Donald Campbell, Allan MacLean and Neil McDonald – all tenants of Barrapol and Kenovar.

The petition mentions increase in rents; the division of land into crofts; a penalty of £10; difficulty in disposing of cattle due to distemper; being ‘burtherned and oppressed” by needing to perform services to the Factor and his servants; request to reduce the rent.

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

Object Details

Other Number: GB 3452 ARG-04-03-65-79, PFV 65/79

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