The Novels And Tales Of Robert Louis Stevenson (volume 27)

Paperback | January 3, 2012

byRobert Louis Stevenson

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1912. Excerpt: ... 1893 and honourable family, who seems to have been at least E ' 42 a neighbouring laird to the parish of Neilston. I was just about to close this, when I observed again your obliging offer of service, and I take you promptly at your word. Do you think that you or your son could find a day to visit Neilston and try to identify Nether Carsewell, find what size of a farm it is, to whom it belonged, etc.? I shall be very much obliged. I am pleased indeed to learn some of my books have given pleasure to your family; and with all good wishes, I remain, your affectionate cousin, ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON. The registers I shall have seen to, through my lawyer. To Charles Baxter Finished on the way to Honolulu for a health change which turned out unfortunate. With the help of Mr. J. H. Stevenson and other correspondents he had now been able (regretfully giving up the possibility of a Macgregor lineage) to identify his forebears as having about 1670 been tenant farmers at Nether Carsewell in Renfrewshire. The German government at home had taken his Footnote to History much less kindly than his German neighbours on the spot, and the Tauchnitz edition had been confiscated and destroyed and its publisher fined. [vailima, And S.s. "mariposa," September, i893. MY DEAR CHARLES, -- Here is a job for you. It ap- pears that about 1665, or earlier, James Stevenson Will you kindly send Jan able-bodied reader to compulse the parish registers of Neilston, if they exist or go back as far? Also could any trace be found through Nether- 189.1 Carsewell? I expect it to have belonged to Mure of '4 Cauldwell. If this be so, might not the Cauldwell charter chest contain some references to their Stevenson tenantry? Perpend upon it. But clap me on the judicious, ablebodied reader on the spot. Can I really have found t...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1912. Excerpt: ... 1893 and honourable family, who seems to have been at least E ' 42 a neighbouring laird to the parish of Neilston. I was just about to close this, when I ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:82 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217599605

ISBN - 13:9780217599603

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