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7.: To [DR THEOPHILUS LEIGH] - Adam Smith, Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence Vol. 6 Correspondence of Adam Smith 
Correspondence of Adam Smith, ed. E. C. Mossner and I. S. Ross, vol. VI of the Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1987).
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To [DR THEOPHILUS LEIGH]1
MS., Balliol College, Oxford; Scott 137.
Edinburgh, 4 Feb. 1748/92
I Adam Smith one of the Exhibitioners on Mr Snells foundation in Baliol College in Oxford do hereby resign into the hands of the Revd Dr Leigh Master of the said college all rights and title which I have to an Exhibition on the said foundation3 as witness my hand
[1 ]The Revd. Dr. Theophilus Leigh, elected Master of Balliol 1726; remembered for his Jacobite sympathies; Vice–Chancellor of Oxford University 1738–41.
[2 ]Smith dated this document ‘1748/9’, presumably recollecting that England followed the Old Style practice of beginning the year on 25 Mar. Scotland had adopted the New Style rule of beginning the year on 1 Jan. in 1600. England and Scotland conformed to the New Style (Gregorian) calendar from 1752 as a result of the Act 24 Geo. II c.23 (1751).
[3 ]Smith had left Oxford at the end of the ‘4th Quarter’, i.e. in Aug. 1746.