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Melrose, James

Record IDcni00056313
Last Edit2014-03-14

General Note

To sell “The British Magazine” 1759. In October 1766 10 Bibles and 57 Quires of “Poor Richard's Almanack,” printed in Ireland and addressed to James Meuros were seized at Irvine. Meuros at first said that he had not commissioned them and asked for them to be returned to Belfast, then changed his mind and asked for them to be delivered, but they were condemned. Was indited with Donaldson in the important case, which settled the question of perpetual copyright in 1774..

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Dates of Activity1742-1821
Online Ressourcehttp://www.nls.uk/
Scottish Book Trade Index online (list)

Place of Activity

Place of ActivityKilmarnock (1742 - 1819)
Kilmarnock; Waterloo Street (1820 - 1821)


HeadingMelrose, James
used in: National Library of Scotland, Scottish Book Trade Index
Variant NameMEUROS, James


Found inNLS Impr Ind. — Pigot 1820. — McDougall. Smugglers

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