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A defence of the Scots settlement at Darien.

Author Philo-Caledon
Title A defence of the Scots settlement at Darien.
Imprint Edinburgh: [s.n.]
Date of Publication 1699
Language English
Notes One of least 5 printings of this tract, which is commonly attributed to Andrew Fletcher of Saltoun 'The Patriot' (1655-1716), but also to George Ridpath. The author 'Philo-Caledon' rejects Spain's claim that the Scottish settlement at Darien was an intrusion of Spanish territory and appeals (in vain) to England to help make the colony to make a success. This printing has 'Edenburgh' in the imprint.
Shelfmark AB.1.217.135
Reference Sources ESTC R215084
Acquired on 02/06/17
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