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This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. For what particular reason a piece of Digitized by Google HISTORY OF GALASHIELS. Previous to the trial the culprits absconded, and when the case was called in the High Court of Justiciary at Edinburgh, on the 2ist November, 1831, they failed to appear, and the Solicitor-General moved for fugitation and forfeiture of the bail bonds.
It has survived long enough for the copyright to expire and the book to enter the public domain. g ordnance of that nature was to be found at Galashiels must remain a matter for conjecture. Objection was taken to the forfeiture by the cautioners on the ground that the time of their liability had expired on the i8th of the month, while the trial did not take place until three days after.
Public domain books are our gateways to the past, representing a wealth of history, culture and knowledge that's often difficult to discover. 481-497 ••• ••• ••• - 501-575 1896, ••• 577-580 ... 581-587 Digitized by Google Digitized by Google LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS AND MAPS. met his death by the bursting of one of the cannons employed in the investment of that fortress. Years afterwards, at considerable expense, the outlawry was removed through the exertion of the once well-known Joseph Hume, Member of Parliament for Montrose. IT would appear that in 1831 the constabulary of the county of Selkirk were not considered sufficient for the proper discharge of the duties they might be called upon to perform, and the expedient of supplementing them by a number of special constables was adopted.
Marks, notations and other marginalia present in the original volume will appear in this file - a reminder of this book's long journey from the publisher to a library and finally to you. Galashiels in 1845, Arms and Motto of Galashiels, ... 1457 In 1457 the original portion of Gala House was built by the wife of Robert, the second Hoppringill of Galashiels, having, it is said, this inscription cut on the doorway, — " Elspeth Dishington builted me, In syn lye not; The things thou can'st not get Desyre not." There is a sculptured stone, which belonged to the old building, now built into the wall of the St John Street lodge, dated 1583, which may refer to the date of the first addition to the old peel by Andro Pringill, who had evidently not long survived its erection, as in the family burial place in Melrose Abbey the following epitaph is still to be seen, — " Heir leis ane honorabil man, Andro Pringill, feuar of Gallowschiels, quha decessit ye 28 of February, An. 1585." A second stone, dated 161 2, built into the wall of the game- keeper's dwelling, celebrated the chief addition to the house, other portions having been added subsequently; and it continued to be the home of the Scotts of Gala till 1876, when, in order to provide ground for the extension of the town, the new mansion house was erected. Herbertson, builder, who changed its name to Beechwood. Accordingly, on the 14th June, 1831, the Justices granted commission to James Pringle of Torwoodlee, to cause the following persons belonging to Galashiels to be sworn in as special constables in the county of Selkirk, — George Paterson, clothier; James Brown, clothier; James Walker, weaver; Robert Walker, clothier; Henry Brown, clothier; George Dun, residenter; Robert Gill, sen., clothier; Robert Sanderson, clothier; George Anderson, Netherbarns; George Roberts, clothier; James Bath- gate, clothier; George Ballantyne, Mossilee; J.
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