history of the whole realm of Scotland, civil, natural and ecclesiastical comprehending an account of all its kings, and remarkable events, with a description of its situation, commodities, distances of towns, &c. : also, of cities, royal borroughs, abbeys, palaces, forts, castles, towns, roads and rivers : together with a list of the shires, synods, presbyteries, parishes, royal family, nobility, officers of state, court of session, admiralty, &c. &c. : and likewise, a description of the Orkneys and the other isles, with the genealogy of the Saxons, Danes, and Normans : with a variety of other curious and interesting particulars, proper to be known and perused by every Scotsman.

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