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Miscellaneous works and commentaries

Author: William Robertson; Jeffrey R Smitten
Publisher: London : Routledge/Thoemmes Press, 1996.
Series: Works of William Robertson, v. 12.
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This 12-volume set incorporates Robertson's final corrections and revisions for the four histories and the published sermon. Also included are miscellaneous writings and speeches by Robertson, and  Read more...

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Named Person: William Robertson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Robertson; Jeffrey R Smitten
ISBN: 0415137438 9780415137430
OCLC Number: 35137367
Notes: Text in English with a chapter in Latin.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Contents. Part I. Miscellaneous works: Introduction / by Jeffrey Smitten. --
Student essay on historical probability (1737). --
Translation of book two of Marcus Aurelius, Meditations (1742). --
Reasons of dissent in the Inverkeithing Case (1752). --
Eight book reviews from the original Edinburgh Review (1755-6). --
Review of Henry Home, Lord Kames, Historical Law-Tracts (1759). --
General Assembly addresses (1763). --
Introduction to Robert Adam's Spalatro (1764). --
Memorial relating to the University of Edinburgh (1768). --
Notes for a Fast Day Sermon on the American Revolution (1778). --
Speech on Roman Catholic Relief (1779). --
Two items intended for publication by James Hutton (1785 and 1788). --
Dedication to the King on the Royal Society of Edinburgh (1788). --
Sermon on the Centenary of the Glorious Revolution (1788). Contents. Part 2. Commentaries: Introduction / by Jeffrey Smitten. --
Sir Robert Liston, 'A character of Dr. Robertson' London Magazine, vol. 41 (1772). --
James Boswell, 'Sceptical observations upon a late character of Dr. Robertson' London Magazine, vol. 41 (1772). --
John Erskine, 'The agency of God in human greatness' in Discourses preached on several occasions, 2 vols. (1801-1804). --
Dugald Stewart, 'Account of the life and writings of William Robertson, D.D., in Collected works, 11 vols. (1854-60). --
Henry, Lord Brougham, 'Robertson' in Lives of men of letters and science who flourished in the time of George III, 2 vols. (1855).
Series Title: Works of William Robertson, v. 12.
Responsibility: edited and introduced by Jeffrey Smitten.
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