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1745: Charles Edward Stuart and the Jacobites
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E. Kail (O xford, 2005), pp. 11–58. A . S tewart, ‘Hume’s Intellectual Development’. 38 ������������� John C airns, The Teaching of Law in Eighteenth-Century Scotland (forthcoming). I am very grateful to Professor C airns for allowing me to see a draft of this forthcoming book. S ee also Esther M ijers, ‘News from the Republic of Letters’: Charles Mackie, Scotland’s First Professor of Roman and Civil History (Brill, L eiden, forthcoming). The World in which the Scottish Enlightenment Took Shape 11 A berdeen where Episcopalianism was in good odor.
He was a competent architect and had aided architects in designing several houses for himself and others. 58 In 1723 C lerk became one of the founding members of T he Honourable the Improvers in the Knowledge of A griculture of S cotland, a body concerned with the improvement of rural industries such as the wool and linen trades, soapmaking and the fisheries. A few years later he became a member of the Board of T rustees for Fisheries and M anufactures, improvement body. He had long been involved with improving such schemes as a Baron of the S cottish C ourt of Exchequer (1707–55).