SUES FOR RECOVERY - 1795 (German)

5th June 1795

Thomas Kewn complaineth against Daniel Mylrea for that he stands endebted unto him in the sum of eight pounds eleven shillings and six pence British for hair dressing and goods sold and delivered as will be made to appear. And whereas the complainant apprehends that the said defendant intends speedily to depart this Isle and carry off his effects without paying the said debt the complainant therefore prays an arrest against the said defendant and his effects and process according to the rules of the honourable Court of Chancery

[Ref: Libri Cancellari 1795-96 p71]


  1. The third of four small claims in June 1795 made against Daniel by men seeking restitution, in the belief that Daniel is about to leave the Island
  2. At the end of each written complaint, several subsequent dates are noted and finally the word Dismissed
  3. A few months later, Daniel mortgaged his Peel house to the Duke of Atholl

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