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UUTCHESON'S JUSTICE OF PEACE. 1 “We beg to refer those who'may wish to study

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Burns on the poor laws of Scotland,"--"a work

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* Those who wish more full information on the A TREATISE on the LAW of SCOTLAND.

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differ from him in some particulars, contains many

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formation.” Professor M Gill's Discourses and Essays
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