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John Anderson's Reply to Professor Wilson, Regarding the Trial of Dr Moor

Author(s): Anderson, Professor John

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Sir


Last night I was favoured with your long letter of yesterday's
date; and surely you cannot expect that I am to answer the
extraneous matter, and the misapprehensions of facts, which it contains.
It is enough for me to say at present, that the First Trial, and the
Second Trial of Dr Moor were not lodged in the Clerk's Preſs, nor in
the Clerk's Chamber, but in the Charter Chest, to which I never
had acceſs, it being kept under three keys by three of the Defenders;
and consequently the Faculty, that is, the Defenders, are accountable
for these Trials, which were not demanded till they had introduced
the First of them unto the Proceſs as of importance to them; and then,
and not till then, I demanded a sight of the Second as of importance
to me; and it is not produced though the demand was made six
months ago. The accuracy with which it was made will be shown
in the Court; but I hope the Faculty will produce it without any
futher trouble either to you, or to me. At present I have only to
say that I desire to see, 1st The ſecond Trial of Dr Moor, if the
Faculty has found it. 2dly, The Book you mention in Buchanan's

hand-writing, and, 3dly, The First Trial of Dr Moor. I will wait
upon you with any Amanuensis this Afternoon, or to morrow morning
at any hour that is most convenient for you. And I am, Sir,

Your most Obedient and most Humble ſervant
John Anderson

Glasgow College
March 30th, 1787

To the Clerk of the Faculty. To be communicated.

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John Anderson's Reply to Professor Wilson, Regarding the Trial of Dr Moor

Document Information

Document ID 575
Title John Anderson's Reply to Professor Wilson, Regarding the Trial of Dr Moor
Year group 1750-1800
Genre Personal writing
Year of publication 1787
Place of publication Glasgow, Scotland
Wordcount 279

Author information: Anderson, Professor John

Author ID 201
Title Professor
Forenames John
Surname Anderson
Gender Male
Year of birth 1726
Place of birth Rosneath, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Occupation Academic
Father's occupation Clergyman
Education University
Locations where resident Glasgow
Other languages spoken Latin