§ 39. Sir JOHN JARDINE
asked the Secretary for Scotland w hat number of applications have been made for small holdings in the county of Roxburgh, and what number have been agreed to; and whether any land has yet been procured for this purpose?
The SECRETARY for SCOTLAND (Mr. McKinnon Wood)
Forty-two applications for new holdings and five for enlargements have been received up to date from the county of Roxburgh. The Board, by arrangement with the landlord, are making application to the Land Court for a farm in the county, which will provide at next term for ten new holdings and one enlargement.