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AN HISTORICAL SKETCH OF

THE MUNICIPAL CONSTITUTION OF

THE CITY OF

EDINBURGH,

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Fidin" Published br John Anderson Jun!" 55 Noril Brid, Tvillinn Hunter, Hanover Street, & David Speare, West Register Slaa THE MUNICIPAL CONSTITUTION OF

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THE CITY OF

EDINBURGH;

INCLUDING

THE SET OF THE BURGH AS ESTABLISHED IN 1583, AND

AMENDED IN 1730; WITH THE ACTS OF PARLIAMENT
AND COUNCIL RELATING THERETO, AND

LISTS

OF THE ALDERMEN AND LORD PROVOSTS, FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE

YEAR 1582,-THE SEVEN MAGISTRATES FROM 1583 to 1729,-THE ENTIRE
COUNCIL FROM THAT PERIOD,--THE DEACON CONVENERS FROM THE INSTI-
TUTION OF THAT OFFICE IN 1578,-THE REPRESENTATIVES IN PARLIAMENT
PROM THE UNION,-THE MASTERS OF THE MERCHANT COMPANY, FROM ITS
FIRST ERECTION IN 1681,-AND THE MODERATORS OF THE HIGH CONSTABLES
PROM 1707, TO THE PRESENT TIME.

TO WHICH IS ADDED,

AN HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE BLUE BLANKET, OR THE
CRAFTSMEN'S BANNER; CONTAINING THE FUŅDAMENTAL
PRINCIPLES OF THE GOOD TOWN.-BY ALEX. PENNECUIK.

ILLUSTRATED WITH THE ARMS OF THE CITY, THE MERCHANT COMPANY,

AND THE FOURTEEN INCORPORATIONS.

EDINBURGH:
JOHN ANDERSON, JUN. 55, NORTH BRIDGE STREET ;

WILLIAM HUNTER, 23, SOUTH HANOVER STREET ; AND
DAVID SPEARE, 14, WEST REGISTER STREET.

M.DCCC.XXVI.

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