Lives and trials of the reformers of 1793-94

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Published by Muir, Gowans in Glasgow .

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  • Gerrald, Joseph, -- 1763-1796.,
  • Skirving, William, -- d. 1796 -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
  • Muir, Thomas, -- 1765-1798.,
  • Trials (sedition) -- Scotland -- Edinburgh.

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Statement[Scotland. High Court of Justiciary].
ContributionsScotland. High Court of Justiciary.
The Physical Object
Pagination4v. in 1, 128, 96, xliv, 64 ;
Number of Pages128
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Open LibraryOL21019512M

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The Lives of the Reformers contains biographical accounts of eight important figures from the Reformation era. Written by William Gilpin, each biography was originally published separately toward end of the 18th century, but publishers T.

Cadell and W. Davies combined these popular biographies into two packed volumes. The lives of Reformers by Gilpin, William,T.

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Walters has amplified and updated his exploration of the fervent and diverse outburst of reform energy that shaped American history in the early years of the Republic. Capturing in style and substance the vigorous and often flamboyant men and women who crusaded for such causes as abolition, temperance, women's suffrage, and.

The discourse and drama of the Scottish sedition trials, –94 Legal prosecution was symbolically and practically the law in action and the law was intended to uphold the status quo. The sedition trials staged in Scotland during and were initiated as a function of state control at a time when the spectre of insurrection by: 9.

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In the mid 19th century, women in the US began demanding improved property rights, employment opportunities, and the vote. Closely allied with the anti-slavery movement, many of its key participants were active in both causes, including Lucretia Mott, Sojourner Truth and Frederick Douglass.

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