Estate Maps, 1750s-1900s

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North of Scotland Archaeological Society
Name: Leslie, John, ca 1778-1830  
Title: A Survey of the Barony of Castle Leod, one of his Majesties Annexed Estates, in the parish of Foddarty and County of Ross North Britain delineate John Lesslie 1762  
Imprint: Surveyed: 1762
Pagination: 1 ms. map : hand col.; 132 x 202 cm.
Shelfmark: NOSAS CL.6
Notes: Scale: 1:3185.
Peter May, an Aberdeenshire surveyor, was appointed by the Commissioners of the Forfeited Estates to survey the lands of the Cromartie Estate, which he undertook in 1756. This is likely to be his survey, although perhaps drawn by John Lesslie, a draughtsman that worked with him, six years later.
Courtesy of the North of Scotland Archaeological Society.  
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