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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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From ANDREW MILLAR
MS., GUL Gen. 1035/137; Scott 238.
London, 26 Apr. 1759
Presented of Mr Smiths Theory of Moral Sentiments in half binding.
Earl of Bute1 —Earl of Hardwicke2 —Dr Markham3 —Mr Selwyn4 —Earl of Shelburne—Lord Mansfield5 —Mr Hume—Lord Lyttelton—Dr Warburton—Mr Elliot—Mr Wedderburn—Mr Jennings6 —Duke of Argyle—Mr Walpole—Mr Burke—Dr Birch7 —Charles Townshend Esq.—Mr Solicitor General8
I received the errata which are printed, and I made 1/2 Sheet of Contents, which makes the whole book 34 Sheets a Cheap 6s: volume bound especially considering the Matter which I am sure is excellent.
The above 18 copys have been delivered by the order of Messrs Hume, Wedderburn and John Dalrymple.9 I think of 2 more to the Authors of the Reviews,10 which will make £20. I Propose 10 of them in a Present to you, and the other is to be charged 2, the price to Booksellers taking a number, as they were only delivered to the Persons in blue Papers and boards. So the 3d of the differences is to be by Kincaid and Bell11 paid you and the other 2.3ds of the copy right by me.
Mr Rose at Kew12 whom Rouet knows well took 25 copys to dispose amongst his friends, that I have no Sort of doubt of this Impression being Soon gone tho’ it will not be published till next Week, before which I shall Ship Mr Kincaid which I hope will Sail next week with convoy.13 Mrs Millar14 desired to Join with me in our kind remembrance of your Mother, yourself and all friends and I am
Dear Sir Yours most sincerely
[1 ]John Stuart (1713–92), 3rd Earl of Bute, politician; given charge of education of Prince George, later George III; Secretary of State 1761; First Lord of Treasury 1762; head of Administration during signing of Treaty of Paris, 1763, but lost his popularity; resigned 1765; procured pensions or places for Johnson, John Home, and William Robertson.
[2 ]Philip Yorke (1690–1764), 1st Earl of Hardwicke, Lord Chancellor 1737–56, distinguished for his equity decisions; responsible for legislation directed at ‘pacifying’ the Highlands after the 1745 Rising.
[3 ]William Markham (1719–1807), clergyman and scholar; Headmaster of Westminster School 1753–65, rose to be Archbishop of York 1777; intimate friend of Burke.
[4 ]George Augustus Selwyn (1719–91), wit and politician; M.P. 1747–80.
[5 ]Hon. William Murray (1705–94) of Ken Wood, Middlesex; 4th son of 5th Viscount Stormont; educ. Perth, Westminster, Christ Church, Oxford; called to the English Bar 1730; M.P. 1742–56; Solicitor–General 1742–5; Attorney–Gen. 1754–6; Privy Councillor 1756; Lord Chief Justice, King’s Bench 1756–88; Lord Mansfield 1756; Earl of Mansfield, Notts., 1792; Lord Mansfield’s decisions are celebrated for their eloquence and legal insight, particularly as related to the law merchant. He was the friend of Alexander Pope.
[6 ]Soame Jenyns.
[7 ]Thomas Birch (1705–66), historical scholar and divine; Secretary of the Royal Society 1752–65.
[8 ]The Hon. Charles Yorke (1722–70) of Tittenhanger, Herts.; 2nd son of 1st Earl of Hardwicke; educ. Cambridge; called to the English Bar 1746; M.P. 1747–70; Solicitor–General 1756–61; Attorney–Gen. 1762–3, 1765–6; Lord Chancellor (for 3 days, before committing suicide) 1770. He was the friend of Montesquieu.
[9 ]Sir John Dalrymple (1726–1810) of Cranstoun, 4th Bt.; historian and Exchequer judge; educ. Edinburgh and Cambridge; advocate 1748; Baron of Scottish Exchequer Court 1776–1807; discovered the art of making soap from herrings; Essay Towards a General History of Feudal Property in Great Britain (1757); Memoirs of Great Britain and Ireland, 1683–92 (1771–3).
[10 ]Monthly Review and Critical Review.
[11 ]Alexander Kincaid (1734–77) and John Bell (?1736–1806), Edinburgh booksellers; cited along with Millar as publishers on title–page of TMS ed. 1.
[12 ]William Rose (1719–86), educator and translator of Sallust; educ. Marischal Coll., Aberdeen; conducted a school at Kew and, from 1758, at Chiswick; co–founder, with Ralph Griffiths, of the Monthly Review.
[13 ]The syntax is obscure; Millar means that he will ship copies of the TMS to Kincaid, and that he hopes the ship will sail next week in a convoy.
[14 ]Mrs. Jane Millar (d. 1788), after Millar’s death she remarried Sir Archibald Grant of Monymusk.