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Poser 353 - Regality Court of Dunkeld, 1711

This week our poser is taken from the minute book of Dunkeld Regality Court, 1711 (National Records of Scotland, RH11/28/2 page 8). The minute is about a new act of Parliament and its implementation in the Perthshire town of Dunkeld.

Image of an extract from the minute book of Dunkeld Regality Court, 1711 (National Records of Scotland, RH11/28/2 page 8).

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This week's questions are:

1. What is the act about?

2. What is to be inspected in the town?

3. The second person appointed to carry out the inspection is John Duff (the last two letters of his name have been obscured). Who is the other person?

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Capital letters
Abbreviations
Letters u, v, w

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