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tl B.41~16 XACJbOUAN'S HOUSE. THElo oms in which two sptendid banquets were given by the City Corporation to King James VI., with his Queen, Anne of Denmark. and her brother, the Duke of Hofstcin. The panelled walls and ornamental ceiling remain in a very perfect condition. In :he engraving at page II the entrance to the Bailie's house is seen in the inner court through the archway, while the projecting staircase in the forrgmund of the picture leads to the house in which David Hume commenced his History of England.
Volume 11 Page xii
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