Swintons of that Ilk and Their Cadets

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T. & A. Constable, 1883 - 114 Seiten
Included are Cockburn, Home, Hume, Lauder, Nisbet, Stewart and other families.

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Seite 73 - An apology for the true Christian divinity as the same is held forth and preached by the people called in scorn Quakers...
Seite 120 - ... una cum prenominatis testibus presens interfui eaque omnia et singula sic fieri vidi et audivi...
Seite 58 - In 1H02 he was raised to the bench of the Court of Session, when he took the title of Lord...
Seite ccxvii - Dei gratia Magnae Britanniae Franciae et Hiberniae Rex Fideique Defensor Omnibus probis hominibus totius terrae suae clericis et laicis salutem Sciatis nos semper ad quamlibet quae ad decus et emolumentum...
Seite 93 - It is only a subsequent age that has discovered his having possessed a degree of sagacity, for which he did not get credit while he lived. So far back as 1765 he published an attack on our system of entails ; in 1779 he explained a scheme for a uniform standard of weights and measures; and in 1789 he put forth considerations in favor of dividing the Court of Session into more courts than one, and of introducing juries for the trial of civil causes.
Seite clxiii - Dei gratia Rex Scotorum, Omnibus probis hominibus totius terre sue, clericis et laicis, salutem. SCIATIS NOS...
Seite 94 - ... of dividing the Court of Session into more courts than one, and of introducing juries for the trial of civil causes. All these improvements have since taken place, but they were mere visions in his time ; and his anticipation of them, in which, so far as I ever heard, he had no associate, is very honourable to his thoughtfulness and judgment.
Seite cxxxiii - Scotorum Omnibus probis hominibus totius terre sue clericis et laicis salutem Sciatis nos dedisse concessisse et hac [Abridged from the original in the charter chest at Philorth.
Seite cvi - ... sine dilatione et hoc nullo modo omittatis . Ad quod faciendum vobis et vestrum cuilibet coniunctim et diuisim...
Seite 120 - Wilkynson heredibus et assignatis eorum contra omnes gentes warantizabimus et imperpetuum defendemus In cuius rei testimonium huic presenti carte mee sigillum meum apposui hiis testibus...

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