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[Philips document]  Notification of Pauper Status
A short letter issued by the Inspector of the Poor for the parish of Canongate, Edinburgh, to his opposite number for the parish of Paisley, to the effect that Janet Philips of Wilsons Court 'has become chargeable as a Pauper' and that the parish of Paisley would be liable for all charges and expenses.  Printed letter with manuscript insertions, 1854.  (ref 5440)  6.00 post-free  Not for export

[Glasgow] Souvenir Book of The John Ross Memorial Church for the Deaf
The Dedication & Opening Services, 1931. 4to booklet of 32pp with limp card covers, 35 photo ills mainly of people. VG. (ref 6594) 4.00 post-free within UK

Biographic and Descriptive Sketches of Glasgow Necropolis
George Blair, 1857.  12mo, 388pp, aeg.  This is not a list of monuments; rather it is a detailed history and description of the site and its surroundings with biographies of some of the more illustrious 'residents' and architectural details of buildings, monuments etc.  A well worn copy, old repair to backstrip, corners worn, top of spine worn, fore-edges out of parallel (which indicates this has been near the bottom of a pile of books for some while), contents somewhat sloppy, foxed but not seriously so.  (ref 0000)  20.00 post-free within UK

History of the Town of Greenock
Danial Weir, priv pub 1829.  126pp, frontis, 6 other engraved plates, scattered foxing especially affecting plates & offset on to opposite pp.  Early quarter calf on tan cloth boards, a decent copy given the age.  (ref 3575)  75.00

[Greenock documents]  Harbour Trust Paperwork
A collection of 90 or so receipts & paying-in slips [all approx 8"x3"] for the years 1884, 1930, 1934, 1952, 1952 plus a few odds for other years.  Many bear old dampstains.  Some of the receipts are signed by employees for their salary.  The collection (ref 693/1)  12.50 post-free 
Not for export

[Greenock document]  Harbour Trust Salaries March 1878
Names, positions, yearly & monthly salaries of clerks (2), treasurers (7), engineers (3), harbour masters (4), collectors (4), the auditor, inspector of weighers and the police.  Foolscap sheet.  (ref 693/3)  10.00 post-free  
Not for export