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Poser 367 - Judicial rentals, Callander Barony Court records
This week's poser is taken from the judicial rentals in the Callander Barony Court records (National Records of Scotland, RH11/10/1/30).
The handwriting is fairly clear. There are a few secretary hand letters in it and a couple of measurements which may be unfamiliar. There is also an example of a jaj date, a few instances of words spelled phonetically.The Scots word rests in line 5 means owing or in arrears. There are also two interesting abbreviations beside the last two signatures. The abbreviation beside the signature of John Campbell is cl[er]k, we believe the B next to the signature of Alexander Watt is an abbreviation of his role of Baillie.
This week's question: What did Robert Callander pay in total in yearly rent and what is the date of the document?
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