The Duke of Buccleuch unites the border towns of Dumfries and Maxwelltown in Scotland.
Item title reads - Border towns unite. Duke of Buccleuch, head of the great Border Clan, with impressive ceremony, joins Dumfries and Maxwelltown in one great Burgh. Scotland.
M/S as a band marches along followed by Elders and officials. M/S as the Duke of Buccleuch shakes hands with two officials then walks along and opens the gates dividing the two towns. He makes a speech. M/S as they walk along after the ceremony. L/S as the camera pans across them all on a platform, M/S of two flags in the middle, they look to be the same, this is probably the flag of the new Burgh.