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Glen Mhor Invoice 22nd May 1895

  Each document in the recently acquired collection are considered and assessed as I work through them, regardless of how plain they may seem.  This banking receipt is perhaps the most modest and unassuming we've unearthed so far, but it provides insight into where Glen Mhor, or specifically, Mackinlay's & Birnie conducted their banking business.  While it does not provide information about the reason for payment, these small details contribute to a greater overall understanding. The handwriting has been examined in layers to decipher... 'Three months after date pay to me or my order within the 6 ??? Bank Office here the sum of two hundred & seventeen pounds thirteen shillings and ten pence sterling for value received. Messers Mackinlay's & Birnie Glenmhor Distillery  Muirtown Inverness' Across the receipt is the following comment: 'Accepted payable at the Bank of Scotland Inverness, Mackinlay's & Birnie' The reverse of the Glen Mhor docu

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