Publications of the Scottish History Society

T. and A. Constable, 1898

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Andrew Melrose brought what is said to be the first direct, legal import of tea from China to Scotland, independently of the East India Company, into Leith Harbour, Edinburgh, in 1835. Melrose's tea ... Llegeix la ressenya completa


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Pàgina 540 - Society is the discovery and printing, under selected editorship, of unpublished documents illustrative of the civil, religious, and social history of Scotland. The Society will also undertake, in exceptional cases, to issue translations of printed works of a similar nature, which have not hitherto been accessible in English. 2. The...
Pàgina 490 - I shall not trouble you with them, and should, I believe, have a difficulty to recollect them. — I am, with great esteem, Sir, your most obedient, and most humble servant, (Signed) DAVID HUME.
Pàgina 540 - Two stated Meetings of the Council shall be held each year, one on the last Tuesday of May, the other on the Tuesday preceding the day upon which the Annual General Meeting shall be held. The Secretary, on the request of three Members of the Council, shall call a special meeting of the Council.
Pàgina xxiii - I know that I have an army that I cannot command any further than the chief officers please, and therefore, if you are all resolved upon it, I must yield ; but I take God to witness that it is with the greatest reluctance, and that I wash my hands of the fatal consequences which I foresee, but cannot help.
Pàgina 37 - SherifTmuir, escaped to the Continent, and was allowed to return in 1720. When he joined Prince Charles, ' it seemed as if religion, virtue, and justice were entering the camp under the appearance of this venerable old man.
Pàgina 540 - The affairs of the Society shall be managed by a Council consisting of a Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary, and twelve elected Members, five to make a quorum. Three of the twelve elected Members shall retire annually by ballot, but they shall be eligible for re-election.

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