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Books Books 1 - 6 of 6 on Dumfries, there was not as much victual produced as was necessary for the supply....
" Dumfries, there was not as much victual produced as was necessary for the supply of the inhabitants ; and the chief part of what was required for that purpose was brought from the Sandbeds of Esk, in tumbling cars, to Dumfries; and when the waters were... "
The New Statistical Account of Scotland: Dumfries, Kirkcudbright, Wigton - Page 207
1845
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1845
...of what was required fur that purpose was brought from the Sandbeds of Esk in tumbling cars, on tho Wednesdays, to Dumfries ; and when the waters were...baker in Dumfries, and he made bawbee baps of coarse ilour, chiefly bran, which he occasionally carried in creels to the fairs of Urr and Kirkpatrick. The...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Volume 1; Volumes 3-4

Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1845
...tumbling cars, on the Wednesdays, to Dumfries ; and when the waters were high by reason of epates, and there being no bridges, so that these cars could...he occasionally carried in creels to the fairs of L'rr and Kirkpatrick. The produce of the country in general was gray corn ; and you might have travelled...
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Lives of the engineers, with an account of their principal works ..., Volume 2

Samuel Smiles - Technology & Engineering - 1861
...part of what was required for that purpose was brought from the Sandbeds of Esk, in tumbling cars, to Dumfries; and when the waters were high by reason...Dumfries crying, because there was none to be got." — Letter of .John Maxwell, in Appendix to MacDiarmid's 'Picture of Dumfries.' Edinburgh, 1832. 1...
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Lives of the Engineers, with an Account of Their Principal Works ..., Volume 2

Samuel Smiles - Engineers - 1861
...produced as was necessary for the that purpose was brought from the Sandbeds of Esk, in tumbling cars, to Dumfries; and when the waters were high by reason...seen the tradesmen's wives in the streets of Dumfries erying, because there was none to be got." — Letter of John Maxwell, in Appendix to MacDiarmid's...
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The Social Life of Scotland in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1

Henry Grey Graham - Scotland - 1899
...Wednesdays, and when the waters rose by reason of spates, aud there being no bridges, so the carts could not come with the meal. I have seen the tradesmen's...streets of Dumfries crying because there was none to get." — Letter of Maxwell of Munches, referring to 1725-1735, in Murray's Lit. Hist. Galloway, p....
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Transactions and Journal of Proceedings, Issues 16-18

Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society - Dumfriesshire (Scotland) - 1900
...Dumfries." One of the citizens informed the Lord Provost that when the waters were high by reason of spates, there being no bridges, so that these cars could not come with the meal, he had seen the tradesmen's wives crying because there was none to be got. The same statement occurs...
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