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A catalogue of curious and valuable manuscripts, in 101 volumes in folio; containing The Marrow and Substance of all Charters and Retours then extant in the Records, or to be found in the Chartularies of Monasteries, or other Religious Houses: Collected by an express Commission and Warrant from King James the VI. for the Benefit of his Majesty's Lieges, and from King Charles the I. for clearing the Superiorities and Revenues of the Principality of Scotland. Directed to Mr. James Law of Bogie, Grandfather to John Law of Neatherurd. To be Sold by Way of auction, on Thursday the 16th of July 1724, in the West-End of the Royal Exchange, Edinburgh. The Books may be seen at the Place of Sale every Tuesday and Thursday, from the 1st of June, to the Time of auction, from 3 a Clock Afternoon, to 5. N. B. That in carrying on these laborious and expensive Collections, the said Mr. James Law did contract great Debts upon his own Estate, by paying of Servants, and by posting Five several Times to Court, and staying there sometimes a whole Year on his own Charges, expecting to be reimbursed and rewarded by his Majesty, of which he had been frequently assured; but, by Reason of the Difficulties of the Times, and that King's Misfortunes, was disappointed.

Printed in the Year MDCCXXIV. [1724]
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Edinburgh : [s.n.], Printed in the Year MDCCXXIV. [1724]

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ESTC T30115



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