The History of Aberdeen: Containing an Account of the Rise, Progress, and Extension of the City, from a Remote Period to the Present Day; Including ... an Account of the See of Aberdeen, and the Two Universities; with Biographical Sketches of Eminent Men Connected with the Bishoprick and Colleges, Հատորներ 1-2

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Էջ 116 - Societies of good fellowship, for the purpose of raising, from time to time, by subscriptions of the several members of every such Society, or by voluntary contributions, a stock or fund for the mutual relief and maintenance of all and every the members thereof, in old age, sickness, and infirmity, or for the relief of the widows and children of deceased members...
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Էջ 356 - Upon such an occasion the interference of government became necessary. The government did indeed interfere, and by a vote of council ordered, that whoever owned or refused to disown the declaration on oath, should be put to death, in the presence of two witnesses, though unarmed when taken. The execution of this massacre...
Էջ 133 - IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have commanded our great seal to be appended to this our present charter of confirmation.

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