Life of Adam Smith

Rae, John
(1845-1915)
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1. [1] Original letter in possession of Professor Cunningham, Belfast.

2. [2]

A COUNT OF MONEY DEBURSED ABOUT MR. SMITH'S FUNERALL
To eight bottles of ale £0 12 0
To butter and eggs to the seed cake 1 4 0
To four bottles of ale 0 6 0
To three pounds fresh butter for bread 0 14 0
To one pound small candles 0 4 0
To two pounds bisquet 1 4 0
To sixteen bottles of ale 1 4 0
To money sent to Edinr, for bisquet, stockings, and necessars 25 4 0
To three expresses to Edinburgh 2 14 0
To a pair of murning shous to Hugh 1 10 0
To horse hyre with the wine from Kingdom 0 15 0
To the poor 3 6 0
To six bottles and eight pints of ale to the beadels, etc. 1 10 4
To pipes and tobacco 0 4 0
To four pints of ale to the workmen 0 12 8
To the postage of three letters 0 6 0
To making the grave 3 0 0
To caring the mourning letters thro' the town and country 1 10 0
To the mort cloth 3 12 0
To Robert Martin for his service 1 4 0
To Deacon Lessels for the coffin and ironwork 28 4 0
To Deacon Sloan for lifting the stone 1 11 0

Summa is £80 16 6

On the back is the docquet, "Account of funeral charges, Mr. Adam Smith, 1723," and the formal receipt as follows: "Kirkaldie, Apl. 24, 1723. Received from Mr. James of Dunekier eighty pound sexteen shilling six penes Scots in full of the within account depussd by me.

MARGRATE DOUGLASS."

"Mr. James of Dunekier" is Mr. James Oswald of Dunnikier, the father of Smith's friend, the statesman of the same name, and he had apparently as a friend of the family undertaken the duty of looking after the funeral arrangements.

3. [3] In possession of Professor Cunningham.

4. [4] Grant's Burgh Schools of Scotland, p. 414.

5. [5] Drysdale's Sermons, Preface by Dalzel.

6. [6] Campbell, Journey from Edinburgh through North Britain, 1802, ii. p. 49.

7. [7] Wealth of Nations, Book I. chap. iv.

Chapter II

8. [8] Theory of Moral Sentiments, i. 313.

9. [9] Stewart's Works, vii. 263.

Chapter III

10. [10] Rogers's edition of the Wealth of Nations, I. vii.

11. [11] Laing MSS., Edinburgh University.

12. [12] Stewart's Life of Adam Smith, p. 8.

13. [13] Tyerman's Wesley, i. 66.

14. [14] Brougham, Men of Letters, ii. 216.

15. [15] Letter from Senatus of Glasgow College to Balliol College, in Laing MSS., Edinburgh University.

16. [16] Letter of A. G. Ross of Gray's Inn to Professor R. Simson, Glasgow, in Edinburgh University Library.

17. [17] Laing MSS., Edinburgh University.

18. [18] Edinburgh University Library.

Chapter IV

19. [19] Home and Hume, it may be mentioned, are only different ways of spelling the same name, which, though differently spelt, was not differently pronounced.

20. [20] Tytler's Life of Kames, i. 218.

21. [21] Blair's Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles-Lettres, i. 381.

22. [22] Clayden's Early Life of Samuel Rogers, p. 168.

23. [23] Stewart's Works, ed. Hamilton, vol. x. p. 68.

24. [24] Correspondence of James Oswald, Preface.

25. [25] Caldwell Papers, i. 93.

26. [26] Duncan's Notes and Documents illustrative of the Literary History of Glasgow, p. 25.

Chapter V

27. [27] Thomson's Life of Cullen, i. 605.

28. [28] Thomson's Life of Cullen, i. 606.

29. [29] Bisset's Burke, i. 32.

30. [30] Prior's Burke, p. 38.

31. [31] Outlines of the Philosophy of Education, p. 23.

32. [32] Prior's Life of Burke, Bohn's ed. p. 38.

33. [33] Burton's Life of Hume, ii. 55.

34. [34] Caldwell Papers, i. 170.

35. [35] Hamilton's Reid, p. 40.

36. [36] Brougham's Life and Times, i. 78.

37. [37] Chamberlayne's Anglie Notitia for 1750.

38. [38] Smith's copy of this book seems to have gone out of existence like the others, for his cousin and heir, David Douglas, wrote Lord Buchan in January 1792 that he had searched for it in Smith's library without any success, and that though a catalogue of the library had since then been made out, Lockhart's Memoirs was not contained in it. Douglas's letter is in the Edinburgh University Library.

39. [39] Book II. chap. x.

40. [40] Cockburn's Life of Jeffrey, p. 12.

41. [41] Stewart's Works, x. 12.

42. [42] Richardson's Life of Arthur. See Arthur's Discourses, p. 510.

43. [43] Richardson's Life of Arthur. See Arthur's Discourses, p. 508.

44. [44] Stewart's Works, x. 12.

45. [45] Sinclair's Old Times and Distant Places, p. 9.

46. [46] Hamilton's Reid, p. 43.

47. [47] M'Cosh, Scottish Philosophy, p. 66.

48. [48] Boswell's Correspondence with Erskine, p. 26.

49. [49] Currie's Memoirs of James Currie, M.D., ii. 317.

50. [50] Ramsay, Scotland and Scotsmen, i. 462, 463.

51. [51] Steuart's Works, vi. 379.

52. [52] Ibid. vi. 378.

53. [53] Dr. Cleland's account of Glasgow in New Statistical Account of Scotland, vi. 139.

54. [54] Dr. Cleland's account of Glasgow in New Statistical Account of Scotland, vi. 139.

55. [55] Stewart's Works, ed. Hamilton, x. 68.

Chapter VI

56. [56] The words ladles and ladler seem to have descended from a time when the exactions were made in kind by ladling the quantity out of the sack.

57. [57] Hamilton's Reid, p. 43.

58. [58] Wealth of Nations, Book I. chap. ix.

59. [59] Muirhead's Life of Watt, p. 470.

60. [60] Duncan's Notes and Documents, p. 25.

61. [61] Burton, Life of Hume, ii. 59.

62. [62] Wealth of Nations, Book V. chap. i. art. iii.

63. [63] Stewart's Works, x. 49.

64. [64] Burton's Life of Hume, ii. 16.

65. [65] See Doran's Annals of the Stage, ii. 377.

Chapter VII

66. [66] Add. MSS., 6856.

67. [67] Carlyle's Autobiography, p. 73.

68. [68] Fleming's Scottish Banking, p. 53.

69. [69] Oswald's Correspondence, p. 229.

70. [70] Caldwell Papers, ii. 3.

71. [71] Wealth of Nations, Book II. chap. ii.

72. [72] Notices and Documents illustrative of the Literary History of Glasgow, p. 132.

73. [73] Strang's Clubs of Glasgow, 2nd ed. p. 314.

74. [74] Ramsay's Scotland and Scotsmen in Eighteenth Century, i. 468.

75. [75] Smile's Lives of Boulton and Watt, p. 112.

Chapter VIII

1. [1] Southey's Life of A. Bell, i. 23.

2. [2] Oswald had just been appointed commissioner for trade and plantations.

3. [3] Correspondence of James Oswald, p. 124.

4. [4] Burton's Life of Hume, i. 375.

5. [5] Mr. Burton thinks the Society mentioned in this paragraph to be "evidently the Philosophical Society" of Edinburgh, but it seems much more likely to have been the Literary Society of Glasgow, of which Hume was also a member. Of the Philosophical Society he was himself Secretary, and would therefore have been in the position of giving warning rather than receiving it; nor would he have spoken of sending that Society a paper which he would be on the spot to read himself. Whether Smith was Secretary of the Glasgow Literary Society I do not know, but even if he were not it would be nothing strange though the communications of the Society with Hume were carried on through Smith, his chief friend among the members, and his regular correspondent.

6. [6] Burton's Life of Hume, i. 417.

7. [7] Carlyle's Autobiography, p. 275.

8. [8] Burton's Scot Abroad, ii. 340.

9. [9] Minutes of Select Society, Advocates' Library, Edinburgh.

10. [10] Ibid

11. [11] Scots Magazine, xix. 163.

12. [12] Burton's Scot Abroad, ii. 343.

13. [13] Scots Magazine for year 1755, p. 126.

14. [14] Lord Campbell's Lives of the Chancellors, vi. 32.

15. [15] Scots Magazine, xxvi. 229.

16. [16] The Bee for June 1791.

17. [17] Tytler's Life of Lord Kames, i. 233.

18. [18] Life of John Home, p. 24.

19. [19] Burton's Scot Abroad, ii. 343.

20. [20] Douglas's Select Works, p. 23.

21. [21] The Bee for 1791.

22. [22] Burton's Life of Hume, ii. 16.

23. [23] Professor of Logic.

24. [24] Burton's Life of Hume, ii. 45.

25. [25] Fraser's The Lennox, p. xliv.

26. [26] Carlyle Correspondence, Edinburgh University Library.

27. [27] Wealth of Nations, Book V. chap. i.

28. [28] "Memoirs of Black," Transactions, R.S.E., v. 113.

29. [29] Carlyle Correspondence, Edinburgh University.

30. [30] Small, Sketch of A. Ferguson, p. 23.

31. [31] Kames, Sketches of Man, Book II. chap. ix.

32. [32] Campbell's Lives of the Lord Chancellors, vi. 28.

Chapter IX

33. [33] Burton thinks with great probability that this junction of names was meant as a sarcasm on Lord Lyttelton's taste.

34. [34] Burton's Life of Hume, ii. 55.

35. [35] Edmund Burke.

36. [36] Soame Jenyns.

37. [37] Afterwards the Earl of Shelburne, the statesman.

38. [38] Probably Charles Yorke, afterwards Lord Chancellor Morden.

39. [39] Burton's Hume, ii. 59.

40. [40] Annual Register, 1776, p. 485.

41. [41] Mackintosh, Miscellaneous Works, i. 151.

42. [42] Buccleuch MSS., Dalkeith Palace.

43. [43] Mr. Campbell was the Duke's law-agent.

44. [44] The Secret History of Colonel Hooke's Negotiations in Scotland in Favour of the Pretender in 1707, written by himself. London, 1760.

45. [45] Bonar's Catalogue of Adam Smith's Library, p. x.

Chapter X

46. [46] Stewart's Life of Smith; Works, ed. Hamilton, vol. x. p. 95.

47. [47] Boswell's Johnson, ed. Hill, iii. 331.

48. [48] Ibid. i. 427.

49. [49] Boswell's Johnson, ed. Hill, v. 369.

50. [50] Book IV. chap. vii.

51. [51] Russell's Life of Moore, p. 338.

Chapter XI

52. [52] Nichol's Literary Illustrations, iii. 515.

53. [53] Hume Correspondence, R.S.E. Library.

54. [54] Ibid. Printed by Burton.

55. [55] Burton's Life of Hume, ii. 157.

56. [56] Ibid., ii. 163.

57. [57] Carlyle's Autobiography, p. 431.

58. [58] See above, p. 58.

59. [59] Burton's Life of Hume, ii. 168.

60. [60] Original in possession of Professor Cunningham, Belfast.

61. [61] Caldwell Papers, i. 192.

62. [62] Wealth of Nations, Book V. chap. i. art. ii.

63. [63] Fraser's Scotts of Buccleuch, ii. 403.

64. [64] Tytler's Kames, i. 278.

65. [65] Glasgow University Records.

Chapter XII

66. [66] Hume Correspondence, R.S.E. Library.

67. [67] Ibid.

68. [68] Lord Beauchamp was the eldest son of the English Ambassador, the Earl of Hertford, and Dr. Trail, or properly Traill, was the Ambassador's chaplain, who was made Bishop of Down and Connor soon afterwards, when Lord Hertford became Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland.

69. [69] Hume Correspondence, R.S.E. Library.

70. [70] Burton's Letters of Eminent Persons to David Hume, p. 37.

71. [71] Wealth of Nations, Book II. chap. iii.

72. [72] Wealth of Nations, Book I. chap. xi.

73. [73] The Duke's servant.

74. [74] Hume Correspondence, R.S.E. Library.

75. [75] Hume Correspondence, R.S.E. Library.

76. [76] Stephen's Life of Horne Tooke, i. 75.

77. [77] Samuel Rogers told this to his friend the Rev. John Mitford. See Add. MSS. 32, 566.

78. [78] Tocqueville, State of Society in France, pp. 265, 271.

79. [79] Hume Correspondence, R.S.E. Library.

Chapter XIII

80. [80] Clayden's Early Life of Samuel Rogers, p. 110.

81. [81] Faujas Saint Fond, Travels in England, Scotland, and the Hebrides, ii. 241.

82. [82] Hume Correspondence, R.S.E. Library.

83. [83] Prevost, Notice de la Vie et des écrits de George Louis Le Sage de Geneva, p. 226.

84. [84] Small's Biographical Sketch of Adam Ferguson, p. 20.

Chapter XIV

1. [1] Hume MSS., R.S.E. Partially published in Burton's Life.

2. [2] Correspondance Littéraire, I. iv. 291.

3. [3] Burton's Letters of Eminent Persons to David Hume, p. 238.

4. [4] Lady Minto, Memoirs of Hugh Elliot, p. 13.

5. [5] Morellet's Mémoires, i. 237.

6. [6] Schelle, Dupont de Nemours et les Physiocrates, p. 159.

7. [7] i.e. the Royal Society of Edinburgh, to whom Stewart first read his Life of Smith.

8. [8] Stewart's Works, v. 47.

9. [9] Clayden's Early Life of Samuel Rogers, p. 95.

10. [10] Theory of Moral Sentiments, Part VI. sec. ii.

11. [11] Mackintosh, Miscellaneous Works, iii. 13.

12. [12] Brougham's Men of Letters, ii. 226.

13. [13] Burton's Hume, ii. 348.

14. [14] Garrick Correspondence, ii. 550.

15. [15] Garrick Correspondence, ii. 549.

16. [16] Ibid. ii. 501.

17. [17] Ibid. ii. 511.

18. [18] Stewart's Works, x. 49, 50.

19. [19] "Essay on the Imitative Arts," Works, v. 281.

20. [20] Works, v. 294.

21. [21] Say, Cours Complet, Œuvres, p. 870.

22. [22] Turgot's Œuvres, v. 136.

23. [23] Wealth of Nations, Book IV. chap. ix.

24. [24] Memoirs of Madame du Hausset, p. 141.

25. [25] Marmontel's Memoirs, English Translation, ii. 37.

26. [26] Fraser's Scotts of Buccleuch, ii. 405.

27. [27] Burton's Life of Hume, ii. 348.

28. [28] Hill's Letters of Hume, p. 59. Original in R.S.E.

29. [29] New Statistical Account of Scotland, i. 490. (Account of Dalkeith by the late Dr. Norman Macleod, then minister of that parish, and Mr. Peter Steel, Rector of Dalkeith Grammar School.)

30. [30] Autobiography, p. 280.

31. [31] Ibid.

32. [32] Wealth of Nations, Book I. chap. ix.

33. [33] Ibid., Book V. chap. ii. art. iii.

34. [34] Wealth of Nations, Book V. chap. ii. art. iv.

35. [35] "Essay on the Imitative Arts," Works, v. 260.

36. [36] Wealth of Nations, Book V. chap. ii. art. iv.

Chapter XV

37. [37] Burton's Life of Hume, ii. 392.

38. [38] Ibid.

39. [39] New York Evening Post. Original in possession of Mr. David A. Wells of Norwich, U.S.A.

40. [40] Landsdowne MSS.

41. [41] Wealth of Nations, Book IV. chap. vii.

42. [42] Lady Mary Coke's Journal, i. 141.

Chapter XVI

43. [43] Adams's Works, ix. 589.

44. [44] Adams's Works, iii. 276.

45. [45] Secretary of the Royal Society. The letter was probably in acknowledgment of the intimation of his election as Fellow.

46. [46] Mr. Adams is Adam the architech, and Mrs. Montagu is the well-known Mrs. Elizabeth Montagu of Portman Square, whose hospitable house was a rival to any of the most brilliant salons of Paris.

47. [47] Hume MSS., R.S.E. Library.

48. [48] Burton's Life of Hume, ii. 390.

49. [49] Hume MSS., R.S.E. Library.

50. [50] Carlyle's Autobiography, p. 489.

51. [51] Sinclair's Life of Sir John Sinclair, i. 37.

52. [52] Fraser's Scotts of Buccleuch, I. Ixxxviii., II. 406.

53. [53] Brougham's Men of Letters, ii. 219.

54. [54] Brougham's Men of Letters, ii. 219.

55. [55] Burton's Life of Hume, ii. 429.

56. [56] Ibid., ii. 433.

57. [57] Hume MSS., R.S.E. Library. Partially published by Burton.

58. [58] Sir James Steuart's Inquiry into the Principles of Political Economy was published in 1767.

59. [59] Published Thorold Rogers in the Academy of 28th February 1885.

60. [60] Caldwell Papers, iii. 207.

61. [61] Wealth of Nations, Book I. chap. xi.

62. [62] Ibid., Book IV. chap. vii.

63. [63] Wealth of Nations, Book IV. chap. vii.

64. [64] Ibid., Book V. chap. iii.

65. [65] Ibid., Book V. chap. i.

66. [66] From the suppression of the Indian supervisorship; see p. 255.

67. [67] Hume MSS., R.S.E. Liberty.

68. [68] Caldwell Papers, i. 192.

69. [69] Rogers' Social Life of Scotland, iii. 181.

70. [70] Sinclair's Old Times and Distant Places, p. 9.

Chapter XVII

71. [71] Hume M S S., R.S.E. Library.

72. [72] Add. MSS., 32,336. It must have been during this period that Smith entertained Reynolds at dinner at Mrs. Hill's, Dartmouth Street, Westminster, on Sunday 11th March, and not, as Mr. Tom Taylor places it, in 1764, from finding the dinner engagement noted on "a tiny old-fashioned card bearing the name of 'Mr. Adam Smith'" lying in one of Reynolds' pocket-books for 1764. In March 1764 Smith, as we know, was in France, and Mr. Taylor must have mistaken the year for 1774, unless, indeed, it may have been 1767.

73. [73] Walpole's Letters, vi. 302.

74. [74] Watson's Annals of Philadelphia, i. 533.

75. [75] See above, pp. 256-7.

76. [76] Parton's Life of Franklin, i. 537.

77. [77] Hume MSS., R.S.E. Library.

78. [78] Playfair's edition of Wealth of Nations, I. xiii.

79. [79] Clayden's Early Life of Samuel Rogers, p. 168.

80. [80] Works, v. 519.

81. [81] Taylor's Records of my Life, ii. 262.

82. [82] Thomson's Life of Cullen, i. 481.

83. [83] Notes of S. Rogers' Conversation. Add. MSS., 32,571.

84. [84] Burton's Life of Hume, ii. 483.

85. [85] Wealth of Nations, Book V. chap. iii.

Chapter XVIII

86. [86] Hume MSS., R.S.E.

87. [87] Burton's Life of Hume, ii. 487.

88. [88] Buckle's History of Civilisation, ed. 1869, i. 214.

89. [89] Butler's Reminiscences, i. 176.

90. [90] Parliamentary History, xxiii. 1152.

91. [91] Parliamentary History, xxix. 834.

92. [92] Ibid., xxx. 330, 334.

93. [93] Stewart's Works, x. 87.

94. [94] Cockburn's Memorials of My Own Time, p. 174.

95. [95] See Dowell's Taxation, ii. 169.

96. [96] See below, pp. 350, 352.

Chapter XIX

1. [1] Burton's Life of Hume, ii. 492.

2. [2] Ibid. ii. 493.

3. [3] Hill's Letters of Hume to Straban, p. 330.

4. [4] Burton's Life of Hume, ii. 494.

5. [5] Hume Correspondence, R.S.E. Library.

6. [6] Hume Correspondence, R.S.E. Library.

7. [7] Hume Correspondence, R.S.E. Library.

8. [8] Hume's brother always spelt his name with an o.

9. [9] Hume Correspondence, R.S.E. Library.

10. [10] Ibid.

11. [11] Hume Correspondence, R.S.E. Library.

12. [12] New York Evening Post, 30th April 1887. Original in possession of Mr. Worthington C. Ford of Washington, U.S.A. The first draft of this letter, in Smith's handwriting but without the last paragraph and the signature, seems to have been preserved by him as a copy for reference, and having been sent by him with his other Hume letters to the historian's nephew, is now in the Royal Society Library, Edinburgh.

13. [13] Hume Correspondence, R.S.E. Library.

14. [14] New York Evening Post, 30th March 1887. Original in possession of Mr. Worthington C. Ford of Washington, U.S.A.

15. [15] Hume Correspondence, R.S.E. Library.

16. [16] Hill's Letters of Hume, p. 351.

17. [17] Wendeborn, Zustand des Staats, etc., in Gross-britannien, ii. 365.

18. [18] Caldwell Papers, i. 41.

19. [19] Burton's Hume, ii. 451.

20. [20] See Mackenzie's "La Roche," and Mackenzie's Works of J. Home, i. 21.

Chapter XX

21. [21] Hume MSS., R.S.E. Library.

22. [22] Leslie and Taylor, Life of Reynolds, ii. 199.

23. [23] Sim's Works of Mickle, Preface, xl.

24. [24] Ibid, Preface, xliii.

25. [25] The Bee, 1st May 1791.

26. [26] Gentleman's Magazine, lxv. 635.

27. [27] Original with Mr. F. Barker.

28. [28] Original in possession of Mr. Alfred Morrison.

29. [29] Original in possession of Mr. Alfred Morrison.

Chapter XXI

30. [30] Nicholson's edition of Wealth of Nations, p. 8.

31. [31] Bonar's Catalogue of the Library of Adam Smith, p. viii.

32. [32] Smellie's Life of Smith, p. 297.

33. [33] Quarterly Review, xxxvi. 200.

34. [34] Sir J. Sinclair's Correspondence, i. 389.

35. [35] Stewart's Works, x. 73.

36. [36] Stewart's Life of Reid, sec. iii.

37. [37] Sinclair's Old Times and Distant Places, p. 7.

38. [38] Transactions, R.S.E., v. 98.

39. [39] Black's Works, I. xxxii.

40. [40] Transactions, R.S.E., v. 98.

Chapter XXII

41. [41] Stewart's Works, x. 46.

42. [42] Ibid., v. 256.

43. [43] Mrs. Drummond is Lord Kames's wife. She had succeeded to the estate of her father, Mr. Drummond of Blair Drummond, and having along with her husband assumed her father's surname in addition to her own, was now Mrs. Home Drummond. It may perhaps be necessary to add that the title of a Scotch judge is not extended, even by courtesy, to his wife.

44. [44] Sinclair's Memoirs of Sir John Sinclair, i. 36.

45. [45] Smith, writing from memory and without the book at hand, makes a verbal mistake in the title.

46. [46] Doubtless John Davidson, W.S., a well-known antiquary of the period, who is mentioned favourably in the preface to Robertson's History of Scotland as a special authority on certain facts of the life of Mary Stuart.

47. [47] Probably Lord Rosslyn, for Bentham, in writing to advise Lord Shelburne to procure a copy of this book, mentions that he knew Lord Rosslyn had a copy, which he had obtained from Mr. Anstruther, M.P., who happened to be in Paris when it was printed, and contrived to get a copy somehow there.

48. [48] Sir J. Sinclair's Correspondence, i. 388.

49. [49] Sinclair's Life of Sir J. Sinclair, i. 39.

Chapter XXIII

50. [50] Morrison MSS.

51. [51] The Lord Advocate is usually addressed as My Lord.

52. [52] Book V. chap. iii.

Chapter XXIV

53. [53] New York Evening Post, 30th April 1887. Original in possession of Mr. Worthington C. Ford, Washington, U.S.A.

54. [54] Morellet, Mémoires, i. 244.

55. [55] Roscher, Gescbicbte, p. 599.

56. [56] Gentz, Briefe an Christian Garve, p. 63.

57. [57] Gibbon's Miscellaneous Works, ii. 479.

58. [58] New York Evening Post, 30th April 1887. Original in possession of Mr. Worthington C. Ford, Washington, U.S.A.

59. [59] Printed in a catalogue of a sale of autographs at Messrs. Sotheby, Wilkinson, and Hodge's on 26th and 27th November 1891.

60. [60] Add. MSS., 33,540

61. [61] Wealth of Nations, Book V. chap. i.

Chapter XXV

62. [62] Seward's Anecdotes, ii. 464.

63. [63] Gibbon's Miscellaneous Works, ii. 255.

64. [64] Saint Fond, Travels in England, Scotland, and the Hebrides, ii. 241.

65. [65] Skinner's Society of Trained Bands of Edinburgh, p. 99.

66. [66] Transactions, R.S.E., i. 39.

67. [67] Ibid., R.S.E., ii. 24.

Chapter XXVI

68. [68] Lady Minto's Life of the Earl of Minto, i. 84.

69. [69] Add. MSS., 5035.

70. [70] Correspondence of Sir John Sinclair, i. 389.

71. [71] Mackintosh, Miscellaneous Works, iii. 17.

72. [72] Journals and Correspondence of Lord Auckland, i. 64.

Chapter XXVII

73. [73] Bisset's Life of Burke, ii. 429.

74. [74] Bisset's Life of Burke, ii. 429.

75. [75] Innes's Memoir of Dalzel in Dalzel's History of University of Edinburgh, i. 42.

76. [76] Add. MSS., 32,567.

77. [77] Best's Anecdotes, p. 25.

78. [78] Clayden's Early Life of Samuel Rogers, p. 92.

79. [79] Dalzel's History of the University of Edinburgh, i. 42.

80. [80] Edinburgh University Library.

81. [81] See above, p. 361.

82. [82] See above, p. 243.

83. [83] Morrison MSS.

84. [84] Small, Michael Bruce and the Ode to the Cuckoo, p.7.

Chapter XXVIII

85. [85] Original in possession of Mr. Alfred Morrison.

86. [86] Original in Edinburgh University Library.

87. [87] Egerton MSS., British Museum, 2181.

Chapter XXIX

88. [88] Pellew's Life of Sidmouth, i. 151.

89. [89] Wilberforce's Correspondence, i. 40.

90. [90] Bowring's Memoir of Bentham, Bentham's Works, x. 173.

91. [91] Wilberforce's Correspondence, i. 40.

92. [92] The Bee, vol. iii. p. 165.

93. [93] Glasgow College Minutes.

94. [94] Morrison MSS.

95. [95] Gibbon's Miscellaneous Works, ii. 429.

Chapter XXX

96. [96] Morehead's Life of the Rev. R. Morehead, p. 43.

97. [97] Add. MSS., 32, 566.

98. [98] See above, pp. 189, 190, 205.

99. [99] Clayden's Early Life of Samuel Rogers, p. 96.

100. [100] Clayden's Early Life of Samuel Rogers, p. 90.

101. [101] Dyce's Recollections of the Table-talk of Samuel Rogers, p. 45.

102. [102] Add. MSS., 32, 566.

103. [103] Bentham's Works, iii. 21.

104. [104] Bentham MSS., British Museum.

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105. [105] Original in possession of Professor Cunningham, Belfast.

106. [106] Theory, ed. 1790, i. 146.

107. [107] Magee's Works, p. 138.

108. [108] Sinclair's Life of Sir John Sinclair, i. 40.

109. [109] Add. MSS., 32,574.

110. [110] Theory, ed. 1790, i. 303, 304.

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111. [111] "My dear Ascanius" are the words of the text, because Ascanius was the pseudonym under which the Earl happened to be writing.

112. [112] The Bee, 1791, iii. 166.

113. [113] Kerr's Memoirs of W. Smellie, i. 295.

114. [114] The Bee, 1791, iii. 167.

115. [115] Original letter in Edinburgh University Library.

116. [116] Stewart's Works, x. 74.

117. [117] Clayden's Early Life of Samuel Rogers, p. 168.

118. [118] Memoirs of Sir Samuel Romilly, i. 403.

119. [119] Cockburn's Memorials of My Own Time, p. 45.

120. [120] Bonar's Library of Adam Smith, p. xiv.

121. [121] Playfair's edition of Wealth of Nations, p. xxxiv.

122. [122] Edinburgh Review, January 1837, p. 473.

123. [123] Bonar's Library of Adam Smith, p. xxii.

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