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41.: To [ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL] - 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 [ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL]1
MS., SRO Buccleuch Collection GD224/377/9/1 p. 3; unpubl.
Glasgow, 24 Oct. 1759
I am much obliged to you for the trouble you have taken in remembering so small an affair. I send you the account discharged.2 I made Mr Foulis copy it out of his books a second time as Mr Townshend may possibly have lost the copy I sent him. I am with great regard
Your most obedient humble Servant
[1 ]Writer to the Signet: agent of the Buccleuch family.
[2 ]Account for £17–9–2 rendered by Robert and Andrew Foulis for books supplied for the Duke of Buccleuch. Smith settled the account on 29 Aug., the books reached the Duke on 17 Dec., and Charles Townshend instructed John Craigie of Kilgraston on 22 Dec. to pay the amount to Smith. The account bears a receipt to Craigie by Alexander Kincaid & Co., booksellers, on Smith’s orders. See Letter 39 addressed to Charles Townshend, dated 17 Sept. 1759, and Letter 44 addressed to Archibald Campbell, dated 9 Jan. 1760. The account lists the following books and prices:
The list is instructive in representing the range of authors thought suitable for educating the young Duke, and for reflecting the stock of the Foulis brothers, both as booksellers and printers. Noticeable among their books on the list are the De elocutione of Demetrius Phalereus, which was the first Greek text published in Glasgow (1743), and the one submitted by the Robert Foulis when applying to be University Printer at Glasgow; the magnificent Homer folios of 1756–8, with the typefount specially designed by Alexander Wilson, and meticulously proof–read; and the ingenious miniature Pindar (1754–8), measuring only 3 ins. by 1·9 ins.