The cocked pistol: a familiar epistle to mr. James Morton, precentor in the Abbey Kirk, Paisley, requesting his advice on matrimony; with his answer, containing rules for chosing a wife.

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Title

The cocked pistol: a familiar epistle to mr. James Morton, precentor in the Abbey Kirk, Paisley, requesting his advice on matrimony; with his answer, containing rules for chosing a wife.

Publisher

Glasgow: Brash & Reid

Date

1795 per National Library of Scotland

Extent

8 pages
14 cm

Identifier

Description

Quote on front page: "The Letter-gae of Holy Rhyme, Set up at the board-head, And a' he faid was thought a crime To contradict indeed. For in clark lear he was right prime, And con'd baith write and read. Christ's Kirk on the Green."

Subject

Chapbooks - Scotland - Glasgow
Courtship and Marriage
Poetry

Source

Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph Library, Guelph, Ontario

Format

JPEGs and PDF derived from master file, which was scanned from the original book in 24-bit color at 600 dpi in TIFF format using an Epson Expression 10000XL scanner.

Rights

In the public domain; For high quality reproductions, contact Archival & Special Collections, University of Guelph. libaspc@uoguelph.ca, 519-824-4120, Ext. 53413

Contributor

Archival and Special Collections, University of Guelph Library, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Citation

“The cocked pistol: a familiar epistle to mr. James Morton, precentor in the Abbey Kirk, Paisley, requesting his advice on matrimony; with his answer, containing rules for chosing a wife.,” Scottish Chapbooks, accessed August 18, 2022, https://scottishchapbooks.lib.uoguelph.ca/items/show/1031.