Publications of the Scottish History Society, Vol. 36

Author: Sir John Lauder
Language: English
Wordcount: 140,061 / 415 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 64.4
LoC Category: HS
Downloads: 280
Added to site: 2004.07.19
mnybks.net#: 8844
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Non-fiction
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, which I assure you would never have taken place had I conceived those Notes fell within your plan. The fact was that the letter on the Revolution was mislaid and the little Ma[nuscript] having disappeared also, though it was afterwards recovered, it seemed to me worth while to have it put in a printed shape for the sake of preservation, and as only one hundred copies were printed, I hope it will rather excite than gratify curiosity on the subject of Lord Fountainhall. I expected to see you before I should have thought of publishing the Letter on the Revolution, and hoped to whet your almost blunted purpose about doing that and some other things yourself. I think a selection from the Decisions just on the contrary principle which was naturally enough adopted by the former publishers, rejected[12] the law that is and retaining the history, would be highly interesting. I am sure you are entitled to expect[13] on all accounts and not interruption from me in a task so honorable, and I

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