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Freedom of Burgh of Inverness Letter to Lovat's Scouts 7 years 7 months ago #1208

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Good Morning Gentlemen.....

Found this letter on an old book.....

Mike

FREEDOM OF THE CITY OF INVERNESS

At Inverness the Seventeenth day of August One Thousand and One Tears.

In Presence of William McBean Esquire, Provost of the Royal Burgh of Inverness and the remnant members of the Town Council of the said Burgh.

Which day Private George Wauless was created admitted and received Burgess and Freeman of the said Burgh in recognition of his services in the South African War with the Lovat Scouts with full power to him to use and exercise within the said Burgh and Liberties thereof all the privileges pertinent and known to appertain to a Burgess of the said Burgh.

Signed: McBean Provost and K. Durand Town Clerk

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Re: Freedom of Burgh of Inverness Letter to Lovat's Scouts 7 years 7 months ago #1210

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Quite a way to honour a returning soldier. Well done Inverness!

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Freedom of Burgh of Inverness Letter to Lovat's Scouts 3 months 3 weeks ago #62337

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I know it doesn't seem to fully resemble the signature, but the town clerk of Inverness, from 1881 to 1921, was named Kenneth Macdonald.

www.ambaile.org.uk/detail/en/29214/1/Am%...n-clerk-of-Inverness

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Freedom of Burgh of Inverness Letter to Lovat's Scouts 3 months 3 weeks ago #62338

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Thanks Berenice I would never have guessed...…

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