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Melrose, James (1742 - 1821)
Record Identifier
Melrose, James [NLS-SBTI]
Dates of Activity
General Notes
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..
Place of Activity
Kilmarnock (1742-1819)
Last Change: 2014-03-14
Variant Names
Variant Names
01 MEUROS, James
02 MUEROS, James
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