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fortable allowance till he is again able to work: And, in the event of his death, or that of any of his family, a sum of money is given, to help in defraying the expence of the fu

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was, and they are still on the decline. About 50 years ago, there were 15 in East Lothian, all of whom had a good trade.

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Eminent Men.—This parish has been the residence of several men of eminence, viz. the Honourable JAMEs ERskINE of Grange, brother of the EARL of Man, and Lord Justice Clerk

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who had been $ngaged in the rebellion, with such fidelity to the Crown, and, at the same time, with so much feeling and lenity for the accused, as gained him universal approbation. He was afterwards appointed one of the Senators of the College of Justice, and one of the Lords Commissioners of Justiciary. Some gentlemen, of the first merit in their several lines of life, were educated at the school here, viz. the late Colonel CAMP BELL DALRYMPLE, youngest son of Lord Drummore, who was Governour of Guadaloupe after it was taken in the war of 1756; SIR Rob ERT MURRAY KE1 TH, and his brother SIR BasiL KEITH ; the last of whom, after an honourable life in the navy, died Governour of Jamaica.

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as a member of which he has done eminent services to his King and country.

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Advantages and Disadvantages.—Among the advantages are . to be reckoned the fishery, and vicinity of coal. Among the Vol. XVII. L. disadvantages,

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