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125.: To JOHN DAVIDSON - 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 JOHN DAVIDSON
MS., EUL La. ii. 191; Scott 267.
Kirkcaldy, 11 Mar. 1771
Your friend Cowan1 has not done justice to my Watch. Since I came to this side of the Water she runs down as fast as I wind her up; the latch, I suspect, is either much damaged or lost altogether. I suppose he had given her to some of his apprentices. I must now beg that he will take the trouble to look at her with some care himself. I ever am
My Dear Sir, Most faithfully and affectionately yours
[1 ]Watchmaker in Edinburgh.