Appendix II

STATEMENT BY FIVE TENANTS of Bernisdale, Isle of Skye

We, the undersigned tenants of Glen Bernisdale, on the estate of Lauchlin Maedonald, Esq. of Skeabost, do hereby certify that we are exceedingly sorry to hear of the incredible evidence Mr William Maclure, our representative, stated before the Royal Commission. In the first place, the tenants when removed from Skeabost to Bernisdale, &c , were provided with new houses at the cost of £15 sterling; he gave them those houses gratis, without interest or any charge; moreover, he gave them half share of the Bemisdale joint stock of sheep, to the amount of £6, 10s., gratis, without any charge; likewise, he gave them compensation for improvements made on land in the year 1873; likewise, he gave us potatoes and seed oats this year; moreover, he gave us as much hay as we could manage, which saved us from selling our cattle last winter; moreover, he made roads for the convenience of the people to carry home their peats.

FINLAY MACINNES.
ALEX. MACKINNON.
PETER STEWART.
DONALD McINNES
JOHN McINNES

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