Unto the Honourable the Trustees for the Turnpike Road in the Country of Selkirk. The Petition of the Magistrates, Councillors and Inhabitants of the Burgh of Selkirk.

  • (Petition)
  • [Selkirk]: 1830


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Manuscript folded sheet, 39cm x 95cm, formed of 3 sheets glued together. Sometime folded in 12 sections, folds chipped, torn and worn with slight loss, a little soiled, a few ink spatters to reverse. Slightly later manuscript note to rear.


A petition to change the route of the proposed turnpike road into Selkirk from one running via Back Brae to a route running along Shaw Park. It has 198 signatures and per a manuscript note to rear, was 'read by A. Lang to the several{?] meeting of Road Trustees and prayer granted on 30 Dec. 1830'.

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