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Broadside. Begins: "Petition for the Laird of Kilravock and others the vassals of Lovat."

Simon ?The Fox? Fraser). Lovat (Scotland). Tenants.

Published by ca. 1702], [Edinburgh, 1702
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The tenants of the Lovat estate petition for a delay in producing the writs and securities of their holdings, as the protracted dispute between the Lovat family and the infamous Capt. Simon Fraser of Beaufort (who attempted a forced marriage to the family's heiress, young Amelia Fraser, before successfully kidnapping and wedding her mother, the dowager Lady Amelia Murray) has left them in a sorry state regarding the payment of creditors. Not only does this broadside touch on the common perspective of a great contemporary scandal, but it is of interest for its scarcity as well. => No holdings are listed by WorldCat, ESTC, or NUC Pre-1956. Folio. [1] p. Not in ESTC. On Fraser, see: Dictionary of National Biography, XX, 216?22. Excellent clean condition, with two small sewing holes at inner margin, one very small spot of foxing, and ink traces from printing process to outer edge. Tipped onto a leaf of 19th-century paper. Bookseller Inventory # 6781

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Title: Broadside. Begins: "Petition for the Laird ...

Publisher: ca. 1702], [Edinburgh

Publication Date: 1702

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