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(POLLOCK VS. THE THANE OF CAWDOR) - Answers for John Campbel of Calder Esq; and Mr. James Anderson Writer to the Signet His Factor: To the Petition of Ruth Pollock, Who Calls Herself Relict of Captain George Campbel, Son to the Deceast Sir Hugh Campbel

Title: Answers for John Campbel of Calder Esq; and Mr. James Anderson Writer to the Signet His Factor: To the Petition of Ruth Pollock, Who Calls Herself Relict of Captain George Campbel, Son to the Deceast Sir Hugh Campbel
Description: [Edinburgh], 1717. Folio (30.5 cm, 12"). 4 pp. The battle between Ruth Pollock and the Campbells (or Calders, from their estate of Cawdor) rages on, with the Calder side strenuously denying that any legitimate marriage ever took place between her and Capt. George Campbell. Pollock, who called herself Campbell's widow despite apparently never having been acknowledged as his wife during his lifetime, was claiming a portion of the estate of his father, Sir Hugh Campbell; in this response to some of her petitions, lawyer John Fleming, acting on behalf of the Campbells, discusses the merits of various claims as pertaining to estate law. OCLC, ESTC, and NUC Pre-1956 record no holdings of this item. Not in ESTC. Once sewn, now in a Mylar folder. Last leaf with closed tear partially repaired some time ago, costing or obscuring a few letters to each line of about two paragraphs on either side of leaf. Age-toned, dust-soiled, creased." - David Szewczyk. .

Keywords: Ephemera

Price: US$ 850.00 Seller: Excelsa Scripta Rare Books
- Book number: 887

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