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Extract 'The Declarations in Mr Woodburn's Affair Classed as they Relate to the Different Articles'.

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The Declarations in Mr Woodburns affair Claſsed as
they relate to the Different articles.
Article 1st

That Mr Woodburn on the 17th of March laſt in a publick Company,
in which his own Pupil, the Pupil of Mr Robinſon and ſeveral
other Students were preſent, gave a toast which he explained in an
obscene manner.

Mr Long Page 27th Line 21st
Mr Dunlop Page 40th Line 16th
Mr Woodburns own acknowledgement page 68 Line 16th
Article 2d

That tho' the said Mr Robinſon reproved him for this in a manner
that the Reproof was intended for him alone, yet he Mr Woodburn on
the day following called Mr Robinſon out of the General Society and in
Preſence of Mr Long, charged him with having uſed Mr Woodburn ill, &
gave Mr Robinſon abuſive Language.

Mr Long page 27th Line 12th - Mr Woodburn called Mr Robinſon a
Coxcomb & a Puppy.
Mr Woodburn acknowledges page 69 Line 9th that he called Mr Robinſon a Puppy
and in page 72 Line Mr Wodburn admitts that he gave Mr Robinſon Contemptible
names.
Mr Will Wilſon page 99, declares that he heard the word Impertiment, uttered
by Mr Robinſon, but did not at that time know what it related to.
Mr Sinclair page 36. Lines 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th.
Mr Pitt page 44th
Mr Kennedy page 45th Lines 1 2d 5th

Mr Thornton page 46 line 17th
Mr Pollock page 47 line 16th
Mr James McDowall page 96th.

The Six preceding Gentlmen declare they did not hear the Words that
paſsed betwixt Mr Robinſon & Mr Woodburn. Several of them think Mr Robinſon
spoke with a Low Voice & delcare they observed no signs of anger betwixt them
Mr Woodburn page 70 declares that Mr Wilſon could have the account of Mr Woodburns being ill
uſed by Mr Robinſon from no body bu tfrom his (Mr Wilſons) own observation.
Mr Wilſon page 97 declares that he thinks his saing Mr Woodburn was ill uſed by Mr Robinſon
was founded on Converſation which he (Mr Wilſon) afterwards had with Mr Woodburn, and the other Gentlmen
in Mr Donalds next to him.
Exculpatory

Mr Long page 27th at the bottom, declares That Mr Robinſon own'd (on the
Saturdays Night when called out of the General Society) that he had a particular design
of fishing out the Meaning of Mr Woodburns toast in order to expoſe him.
See also page 85 Line 20th & page 89th at bottom.
Article 3d
That Upon the Day Following being Sunday, he prepared & Publiſhed
a Paper called an Advertiſment the Intention of which was to provoke and
to hurt mr Robinſon.
Mr Kay page 18th page 20th Line 3d page 8th Line 22d & page 81st Line 1st
Mr Will Wilſon page 38. From middle of Line 4th &c, page 98 Line 17th
Mr Agnew page 39th Line 1, 2d, 3d, 4th 5th page 100, 101, & page 102 Line 4th.
Mr Agnew page 113 declares "That Mr Woodburn did say that he was the
original Author of that Advertiſment.
Mr Woodburn page 109, Line 4th &c Being asked if he (Mr Woodburn) was the
original Author or Compoſer of the above mentioned Advertiſmt Declares that he
does not chuſe to answer that Question.
Mr Woodburns Confeſsion before the Meeting.

Article 4th

That on the Day following [¿] on Monday he persuaded Mr John kay
to addreſs a Letter to Mr Robinſon, and to convey it privatly to Mrs
Lindsay's Houſe, which Letter contained an Advertiſment much the same
with that which Mr Kay had got on the Day preceeding, and that this
He Mr Woodburn did though he knew that Mr Robinſon was ill at that
time.
Mr Kay p: 18th - page 80th Line 18th
Alexander Gowan page 110
Mr Woodburn's own Confeſsion before the Meeting
Article 5th

That when this Letter was ſhewn by Mr Robinſon to Mr Woodburn
Mr Woodburn declared that he knew nothing at all about it.

Article 6th

That this Behaviour of Mr Woodburn above narrated gave occaſion
to and produced a Riot within the College, in which Riot Mr Woodburn
bore a part.
Mr Roſe page 35th Line 3d, 4th & 12th
Mr Woodburn page 64, acknowledges he gave Mr Robinſon the Ly
Mr Mc Geouch page 95th, declares Mr Woodburn acted on the Defensive.
Article 7th

That after the Riot Mr Woodburn desired Mr Kay to ceal that
he had conveyed the above mentioned Letter to Mrs Lindsays: That though
Mr Kay had informed his Tutor that he had conveyed the said Letter to Mrs
Lindsay, Mr Woodburn earnestly desired Mr Kay to [¿] or retract what
Mr Kay had formerly told as Truth.
Mr Kay page 19th at the bottom.

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Extract 'The Declarations in Mr Woodburn's Affair Classed as they Relate to the Different Articles'.

Document Information

Document ID 587
Title Extract 'The Declarations in Mr Woodburn's Affair Classed as they Relate to the Different Articles'.
Year group 1750-1800
Genre Administrative prose
Year of publication 1769
Place of publication Glasgow, Scotland
Wordcount 781

Author information: Anonymous

Author ID 408
Surname Anonymous