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Lewis Grrnt. Matron, Mrs Johnston. Revenue, Bank of England stock bequeathed
by the founder, Dr Gregory Grant, yielding £190 10s lOd yearly, together with morti-
fication of late Sir Janies Grant of Grant, £150 at 4 per cent. , or £6 yearly ; interest of
£1800 bestowed on the Institution according to discretionary powers given to her execu-
tors, the late Captain Grant, Congash, the late Rev. Janies Stewart, Abernethy, and
the late Major D. M'Pherson, Falls of Truina, by the late Mrs Grant, Birchfield ; in-
terest of bequest of £600 by the late Captain Grant, Congash, in all about £290 yearly.
About ten boys and ten girls from the parishes of Duthil, Abernethy, Cromdale,
Inveravon, and Knockando are maintained, clothed, and educated within the Insti-
tution.
Bank A gents— Janies Stewart, agent for National Bank ; Wm. Fleming, agent for
Caledonian Bank ; Donald Grant, agent for Royal Bank. Accountants — Jas. Steinson,
A. Macdougall, and H. C. Fortesquieu respectively.
Insurance Agents — Standard Life Assurance Company, Cuniming & Macdougall,
merchants ; Insurance Company of Scotland, James Stewart, National Bank, and D.
Grant, Royal Bank ; Life Association of Scotland and Northern Assurance Company,
James Stewart, National Bank ; Scottish Provincial Assurance Company, J. Grant
Mackay, and Wm. Fleming, Caledonian Bank ; North British Insurance Company,
Andrew Gill, Post Office, and J. Grant Mackay ; Yorkshire Insurance Company, John
Grant, accountant.
Strathspey Pulbic Library— Established 1S60 by public subscription. Librarian —
Mr Robertson. Rate of Subscriptions, 2s per quarter, for two books at a time ; Is
per quarter for one book. Library open two davs a- week.
Savings Bank — Patron — Earl of SeafielcL Trustees, d-c. — Rev. D. Maclnnes, Crom-
dale ; Rev. L. Grant, Grantown ; Rev. D. Fraser, Grantown ; J. Grant Mackay ; J.
Gordon, merchant, &c. Treasurer — Wm. Fleming, Caledonian Bank. Actuary — A.
Macdouga.il, Caledonian Bank.
Strathspey Agricultural Society — Established 1848. Patron— The Earl of Seafield.
Honorary Members — The Hon. Lewis Grant of Grant, and R. Bruce of Kennet.
Secretary — S. Fraser, Auchernack. The Society holds a show of cattle, sheep, horses,
poultry, and dairy produce in summer, and a show of seeds in winter.
Markets — First Monday after Muir of Ord April market for cattle, horses, and
sheep ; first Monday after Muir of Ord May market for do. ; Wednesday before 25th
May or 26th May, when falling on Wednesday, for hiring farm servants ; firstMonday
after Muir of Ord June market for cattle, horses, and sheep ; Monday after Muir of
Ord July market for do. ; first Wednesday of August for hiring harvest labourers ;
Monday after Muir of Ord August market for cattle, horses, and sheep ; Monday
after Muir of Ord September market for do. ; Monday after Muir of Ord October
market for do. ; Monday after Muir of Ord November market for do. ; Wednesday
before 22d November, or on 23d November, when falling on a Wednesday, for hiring
farm servants.
Corn markets held fortnightly during the season, beginning each year on the first
Wednesday of November.
Medical Practitioners — Dr. James Blaikie, and Dr. Alex. B. Thomson.
Sheriff Courts — The Sheriff of Elginshire holds a small debt circuit court on the
first Wednesday after the second Monday of February, June and October ; and the
Sheriff of Inverness-shire on the first Monday of January, May and September.
Acting Sheriff-Substitute (in absence of Inverness Sheriff -Substitute) — Donald Grant,
writer, Grantown. Sheriff Clerk- Depute for Morayshire district— J. Grant Mackay.
For Inverness-shire district — C. Roles, jun., writer. Justice of Peace Clerk for Moray-
shire — Wm. Fleming, solicitor. For Inverness-shire — John Grant Mackay, accountant.
Messenger-at-Arms, — John Grant. Sheriff Officers — John Grant, James Finlay, and
John Macqueen.
Justice of Peace Procurator-Fiscal for Moray and Inverness shires — D. Grant, writer.
Auctioneer and Appraiser — John Grant.
Distributor of Stamps and Sub-Collector of Taxes — D. Macdougall, merchant.
Superintendent of Spey Salmon Fishings, &c. — John Macintyre. Wood Manager
for Lord Seafield — John G. Thomson, Beathfield.
Post Office — Postmaster — A. Gill. Mails from south vi.a Aberdeen and Craigellachie,
and from north via Inverness, Elgin and Craigellachie reach at 10 "12 p.m. ; and mails
going by the same route are despatched at 11 '15 p.m. Mails from Carr Bridge (includ-
ing letters also from Inverness and districts north of it, together with Nairn and
Forres) reach at noon ; return mail despatched at 4 '40 p.m. Abernethy Runner leaves
at 6 A.M., and reaches Grantown in returning at 4"20 p.m.
Coaches. — Speyside Coach leaves Grantown every morning at 7'15, and reaches
Craigellachie Station at 11 a.m. ; leaves Craigellachie Station at 6 "5 p.m., and reaches
Grantown at 9 '30 P.M.
Carriers— John Bowie, from Dufftown Railway Station, twice a-week ; William
M'Kenzie to Forres, once a-week ; Alex. Grant, from Cromdale, weekly ; William

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