Report to the Secretary for Scotland

Report to the Secretary for Scotland

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ..."objected to the application in respect, --_fi'rst (1) that the farm of Stove is leased to Mr John Irvine for 15 years from Martinmas 1887; (2) the land applied for is not contiguous nor near to the holdings of at least three of the applica11ts--viz., John Swanney, North Howar; Samuel Walls, West Howar; and Jerome Tulloch, South Howar--consists of the most valuable portion of the farm for growing green crops, and cuts ofl' the greater part of the rich loam and clay soil, which is absolutely necessary for the proper occupation by sheep of the Sandy Links pasture; (3) the objector is not satisfied that all the applicants are able to stock and work additional la11d and pay the rent thereof; (4.) there is on the farm a large and expensive steading, a considerable portion of which would be rendered useless should the land applied for be assi ed; (5) the letting value of the remaining portion of the farm would be materially damaged, andna very serious loss would result to the present tenant: and second (1) the farm of Warsetter is leased to Mr Adam Horne for 19 years from Martinmas 1887; (2) the land applied for is in the centre of the farm, consists of the most valuable portion for growmg green crops, and cuts off the greater part of the rich loam and clay soil on the farm, which is absolutely necessary for the roper occupation by sheep of the Sandy Links pasture, and is not contiguous nor near to the holdings of any of the applicants; (3) the objector is not satisfied that all the applicants are able to stock and work additional land and pay rent therefor; (4-) ap considerable ortion of the steading, which is suitable for the farm as at present laid off, would be rendered use ess; (5) should the land applied for, which is the best...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236921410
  • 9781236921413