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" They were sent to him in a box of curious workmanship, and he regarded them as so valuable an acquisition as to be worthy of the acceptance of the Empress of Russia, to whom he afterwards presented them. "
Annals of Aberdeen: From the Reign of King William the Lion, to the End of ... - Σελίδα 199
των William Kennedy - 1818 - 489 σελίδες
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Annals of Aberdeen, from the Reign of King William the Lion ...: With an ...

William Kennedy - 1818
..." About seventy years ago, the magistrates of Aberdeen, as a token of respect for their countryman, Field Marshal Keith, presented to him a pair of stockings,...an acquisition as to be worthy of the acceptance of tbe Empress of Russia, to whom he afterwards presented them. They were valued at five guineas. " The...

The Scotsman's Library: Being a Collection of Anecdotes and Facts ...

James Mitchell - 1825 - 740 σελίδες
...of respect for their countryman, Field-Marshal Keith, presented to him a pair of stockings, spun of Highland wool, and knitted by a lady in the town, of such Harness, that although of the largest size, they could easily be drawn through a thnmb-ring. They were...

Antiquarian Gleanings from Aberdeenshire Records ...

Gavin Turreff - 1859 - 304 σελίδες
...170, 171. Edinb. 1778. 12mo. An author, quoted by Kennedy, adds that "they were knitted by a lady in town, of such fineness that, although of the largest...could easily be drawn through an ordinary thumb ring." The same writer informs us that " The Earl of Aberdeen, in 1707, purchased a pair of the same kind...

Antiquarian gleanings from Aberdeenshire records, compiled by G. Turreff

Gavin Turreff - 1859
...170, 171. Edinb. 1778. 12nui. An author, quoted by Kennedy, adds that "they were knitted by a lady in town, of such fineness that, although of the largest...could easily be drawn through an ordinary thumb ring." The same writer informs us that "The Earl of Aberdeen, in 1707, purcbased a pair of the same kind of...

Hislop's Book of Scottish anecdote

Alexander Hislop (publisher) - 1875
...of respect for their countryman, Field-Marshal Keith, presented to him a pair of stockings, spun of Highland wool, and knitted by a lady in the town,...the largest size, they could easily be drawn through a thumb-ring. They were sent to him in a box of curious workmanship, and he regarded them as so valuable...




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