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Excise permit signed by Burns

Period:
18th Century
Description:

An excise Permit, drawn out and signed by Robert Burns the Poet, dated at Dumfries 30 Nov 1793. The permit allows Thomas Harkness of Mitchelslack, Dumfries to receive one cask of rum (10 gallons) from John Hutton, Dumfries.

 

Presented by Mr Thomas Harkness of Mitchelslack in Closeburn June 1866. Mr T Harkness is the grandson of the Thomas Harkness mentioned in the Permit.

Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
166mm x 110mm
Source:
Robert Burns House, Dumfries
Accession number:
DUMFM:1965.609
Digital Number:
BHBN067n
Creation Date:
30th November 1792
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council