Square monument with Italian cornice, erected to Bailie William Raitt, 1670.
Four panels with figures, subjects now illegible.
This must have been one of the finest monuments in the Howff.
Collection of Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions Chiefly in Scotland 1834 (R Montieth)
Hoc viator, marmor tibi refricet memoriam Gulielmi
Passenger, let this stone raise in you the memory of
Passenger, let this stone revive in you the memory of William Raitt, a man of great
piety and goodness, shining among the prime citizens of Dundee, as having been honoured
several years with the office of Bailie, no less endeared to his neighbours than to his own, now
escaped out of the prison of his body 13th December, 1670, and of his age 57.
Lo, truth, zeal, candour, constancy,
Beneath this tomb all here entombed lye;
Noe wonder, here within this tomb you see,
Lyes William Raitt, once Praetor in Dundee,
Whose rest from worldly cares doth pleasant prove,
While his immortal soul triumphs above.
Claimant: Stirling Graham Esq of Duntrune.
Now claimed by William Young, tailor and burgess, Dundee