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Slattadale Forest Correspondence 1951-1962
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No: 3768   Contributor: Norman Davidson   Year: 1952
Slattadale Forest Correspondence 1951-1962

The records are courtesy of Inverness, Ross and Skye Forest District Office.

This small collection of correspondence associated mainly with planting at Slattadale Forest is of interest because of the varied issues covered but mainly from the various names of Foresters, District Officers and Conservancy staff involved in the forest from 1951 – 1962. There are gaps in the years but names that come to the fore are:

Foresters – A MacKenzie 1952, Tom Galt 1959, A McInnes?1960, D (Dan?) MacPherson 1960

District Officers – D Graham Campbell 1951, J (I?)Grant 1955, George Taylor 1959, David Paterson 1960.

Conservancy Staff – Robert Innes 1959.

(Any missing first names and details would be very welcome)

Side notes include
A ground preparation and planting cost of £174 for 9.2 acres in 1952 of an area burnt in 1948.
A copy of a Rent Remittance Form AC17 used as a note sheet
List of special trees for use on Beinn Eighe area
A copy of a letter to Dr J M Cowan, Inverewe House
Correspondence on search for areas planted on poor quality deep peat
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