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Item Number B/KH/11/2/3/6/2 Item Type Archive
Item Name document Quantity of Item 5
Classification Licences, Patents & Litigation Associated Date 1888
Description Correspondence from Mr Bairnsfather of the Burntisland Oil Company relating to the claim of extraordinary traffic generated by the Company. 1888. Mr Bairnsfather explains to Mr Dow his interpretation of clause 57 of the Roads & Bridges Act and asks him to point out where it says that the Kinghorn Burgh is exempt or have special priveledges. dated 13th January Letter telling Mr Dow that the Board of the Oil Company have no objection to receiving an opinion from Sheriff Gillespie whether Burghs were included in the operation of the 57th section of the Roads & Bridges Act. dated 18th January Mr Bairnsfather tells Mr Dow that he understood the object of Sheriff Gillespie's opinion was to establish if the Burgh was exempt from section 57 of the Act and therefore had a claim against his Company but it would leave the question open whether the claim against the Company was correct with regard to the volume of traffic. dated 10th February Note acknowledging letter and enclosures. dated 16 February Note from Mr Bairnsfather to say that his telegram is subject to the mutually agreed terms of his letter of the 10th. dated 29th February. 5 documents
Institution Fife Council Archive Centre
Geographic Location
Associated Organisations
Burntisland Oil Company Ltd
Associated Places
Binnend Oil & Mineral Works
Associated People
Bairnsfather, J H M