Review and Examination of the Report of the Inhabitants' Committee of Leith, and of the Account Current of Their Treasurer in Relation to the 13, 543

Review and Examination of the Report of the Inhabitants' Committee of Leith, and of the Account Current of Their Treasurer in Relation to the 13, 543 : 4: 10 Received, and Said to Be Expended by the Patriots During Their Eight Years' Reign: Containing

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Excerpt from Review and Examination of the Report of the Inhabitants' Committee of Leith, and of the "Account Current" Of Their Treasurer in Relation to the 13, 543: 4: 10 Received, and Said to Be Expended by the Patriots During Their Eight Years' Reign: Containing an Account of the Recent Proceedings of Some of the Leading Members of This Body to Perpetuate Their Domination Over Leith, and Litigation Against Edinburgh It is right, however, before proceeding further, for us to state, that when we thus speak of this Committee, we must not be understood as including all who had the misfortune of being selected or inducted into it. Several of these, we are assured, knew, and do at present know as little of the proceedings which we are to investigate, as the rest of their fellow-townsmen. It is not them whom we arraign -they were not of the Select, Secret, Caucus Committee - they were not the Decemvirs who fabricated such a chain of oppression for the necks of the People of Leith, and contrived to make them wear it so long as itwere lightly - their only fault is, and it is not a trivial one, that they have allowed themselves to be so long con. Sidered as leagued with the Inhabitants' Committee in those deeds of Darkness which we are now to endeavour to bring to Light. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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