IP02: INVERNIEL PAPERS, 24 December 1802

SETS OF DANNA, ULVA, TAYNISH

1803, 1810, 1815 - 16
Minute of Set of the Land of Coshindrochet, Ulva Estate (Pages 56 - 60)

(THE PLACE, THE TIME, THE PROPRIETOR AND THE TENANTS, PAST AND FUTURE, AND THE LENGTH OF THE LEASE OR "SETT")

The town and lands of Coshindrochet with the pertinents of the same as occupied by the present Tenants thereof are hereby set by Duncan Campbell the Proprietor. In consideration of the Tack duty and under the reservations and conditions after mentioned To Neil McGugan, Ronald Johnston and John McGalloglich, Tenants there, and to Angus McGugan Tenant in South Scotnish equally between them and their heirs including assignees and subtenants legal and Voluntary for the space of seven years from the term of Whitsunday Eighteen Hundred and Three years.

(MOSS LEAVE FOR THE TENANTS, WITH SOME RESERVATIONS)

with Moss leave upon the lands hereby let where the same can be conveniently had with least damage to the Farm and where previously designed nd marked out by the Proprietor or his Baron Bailie with moss leave likewise in the Common Moss of Dunancaldine and Eighth division thereof on the west side of the Main drain through the same and moss leave also in the common moss of Monanaheilde and first division thereof on the West side of the main ditch through the same bed reserving from this let the Cothouse on said farm occupied by Janet Smith and the Pendicle of the Farm called Glachnamuick occupied by Arch’d Carswell with the liberties and privileges of the said Cothouse and pendicle of land and under the other Reservations, Conditions and Regulations Contained in the first six pages of this Book of Sets excepting in so far as the same are incompatible with this set.

(TACK DUTIES OWED TO PROPRIETOR BY TENANTS)

IN CONSIDERATION whereof, the said Niel McGugan Ronald Johnston John McGalloghich and Angus McGugan hereby engage to pay the said Duncan Campbell, his heirs and successors the Particular Tack duties after mentioned each for his own part as after divided viz the said Neil McGugan Ronald Johnston John McGalloglich the Sum of Twenty one pounds Ster’g EACH of Tack Duty for the three quarters of the said farm at present occupied by them severally and the said Angus McGugan the sum of Twenty two pounds Ster’g for the remaining quarter thereof to be occupied by him and now possessed by Dugald Graham and that yearly by equal Moieties Martinmass and Whit(sunday) immediately of the Commencement of this Set

(OTHER PAYMENTS, IN FORM OF GRAINS)

It being always optional to the said Duncan Campbell and his foresaids to demand and receive and Incumbent upon each of the before named tenants to deliver and perform to him in part payment and to allow yearly of the aforesaid Tack duty Two Bolls Oatmeal Nine Stone weight per boll at the conversion each boll, one boll peas of sixteen pecks ACHENBRECK MEASURE at the conversion of Twenty Shillings per Boll both deliverable at the Granary of Taynish between the first of November and the first of April yearly as the same may be required

(PAYMENTS OF HENS OR COCKS, AND EGGS)

Three hens three dozen of eggs or in case of a Cock be delivered, a score of of Eggs with each Cock delivered at the Mansion house of Taynish at the Conversion of Eight pence like money, for each fowl and Eggs accompanying the same

(PAYMENT OF SERVICE BY MAN AND HORSE)

And Three days Service of a man and horse within the bounds of the Parish of North Knapdale at the Conversion of one Shilling per day and that anytime the fowls Eggs and Services may be required within the year, Seed and harvest time excepted as to the Services and so forth, to continue in the like yearly payment during the Currency hereof

(PENALTIES UPON FAILURE OF TENANTS)

with a fifth part more of liquidate penalty for each Term's failure and legal interest of the said Tack duty from the Respective Terms of payment during the not payment of the same.

(OTHER PUBLIC AND PARISH BURDENS ASSUMED BY TENANTS)

AND further, the before named Tenants Engage to relieve the Proprietor and the subjects hereby Set of all public and Parish Burdens and exactions payable payable furth of the same during the Currency hereof, excepting Feu Duty, Money Stipend and Bishop Quarter Teind

(MAINTENANCE OF FARM ASSETS BY TENANTS)

AND IN REGARD the houses and Biggings, March and Corn Dykes, Ditches, and other Inclusres upon the lands hereby Set are to be received by the fornamed Tenants on their Entry into possession in Virture hereof in a sufficient tenantable condition under Comprisement of the Sworn Birlymen of the Estate so the said Tenants oblige themselves and their foresaids to maintain the same in good order during the Currency hereof and to leave them sufficient under Comprisement at their Removal or otherwise to pay the Comprised deficienty thereof as the same shall be ascertained by two of the Ordinary Birlymen upon the Estate, one to be chosen by each party

(USE OF ESTATE MILL AND SMITHY)

AND FURTHER, before named Tenants Engage to bring all their grindable Corn and Bear, Seed and house Corn excepted, to the Mill of Tontaynish to be grinded thereat and all their Iron work to the Smithies upon the Estate to be worked therein and to pay and perform the accustomed Multures, dues and services to the said Mill and Smith

(OBSERVING RULES WITHIN 'BOOK OF SETS')

and to observe and fulfill the Regulations, Rotation of Tillage, Conditions and Reservations expressed and contained in the first Six pages of the present Book of Sets all which are here referred to and held as Ingrossed herein for brevity sake and than insofar as compatible with this Set

(PRESENCE AT ESTATE BARON BAILIE COURTS)

The forenamed Tenants Engage to give ?Juste and presence to the Baron Bailie Courts held upon the Estate by the Proprietor or his aforesaid or other authorised by them as often as Cited thereto And to observe and fulfill all the lawful Enactment thereof for the Improvement of the Estate maintaining Civilization and good order in the Parish

(PENALTIES FOR FAILURES BY TENANTS )

AND FOR PERFORMANCE of the (premise?) parties hereby engage under the penalty of Forty pounds Sterling to be paid by the failies to the observer besides performance and hereby dispense with every Exception and Objection Competent to the Validity of these presents and agree if necessary to have the same extended and Regularly Executedty them upon Stamped paper in more ample form

(REGISTRATION OF THIS SETT)

and they Consent to the Registration hereof in the Books of any Competent Judicatory that letters of Horning on Six days charge and other Execution Necessary may pass thereon in form as accords AND thereto they CONSTITUTE (BLANK) Their Procurators
In Witness whereof these presents written upon this and the four preceding pages by Matthew McBride, Schoolmaster at Tayvallich
ARE SUBSCRIBED by the said parties At Taynish
the twenty fourth day of December, Eighteen hundred and two years
before these Witnesses
the said Matthew McBride and Donald McVicar, Baron Officer at Taynish
DUNCAN CAMPBELL (signed)
Niel McGugan (his mark)
Ronald Johnston (signed)
John McGalloglich (his mark)
Angus McGugan (his mark)
Matthew McBride, witness (signed)
Donald McVicar, witness (signed)