Two Discourses Concerning the Affairs of Scotland; Written in the Year 1698

TitleTwo Discourses Concerning the Affairs of Scotland; Written in the Year 1698
Year for Search1698
Authors[Fletcher of Saltoun], [Andrew](1655-1716)
Date Published1698
PublisherNp
Place PublishedEdinburgh, Scot.
KeywordsMale author, Scottish author
Annotation

The second discourse argues for a new slavery to relieve poverty; “Controlled servitude is better than vagabondage” (xxiv). In other works Fletcher argued for revamping the political system with limitations on the monarch, a reformed Parliament, an independent judiciary, and a national militia.

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Rpt. in his The Political Works of Andrew Fletcher, Esq. (London: Ptd. by James Bettenham, 1732), 71-175; The Political Works of Andrew Fletcher, Esq. of Saltoun (Glasgow, Scot.: Ptd. by Robert Urie, 1749), 49-121; and Selected Political Writings and Speeches. Ed. David Daiches (Edinburgh, Scot.: Scottish Academic Press, 1979), 27-66. The Two Discourses are not included in his The Political Works of Fletcher of Saltoun. London: Ptd. for H. D. Symonds, 1798.

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Author Note

Scottish author (1655-1716) .

Full Text

1698 [Fletcher of Saltoun, Andrew] (1655-1716). Two Discourses Concerning the Affairs of Scotland; Written in the Year 1698. Edinburgh, Scot.: Np. Rpt. in his The Political Works of Andrew Fletcher, Esq. (London: Ptd. by James Bettenham, 1732), 71-175; The Political Works of Andrew Fletcher, Esq. of Saltoun (Glasgow, Scot.: Ptd. by Robert Urie, 1749), 49-121; and Selected Political Writings and Speeches. Ed. David Daiches (Edinburgh, Scot.: Scottish Academic Press, 1979), 27-66. The Two Discourses are not included in his The Political Works of Fletcher of Saltoun. London: Ptd. for H. D. Symonds, 1798. C, O

The second discourse argues for a new slavery to relieve poverty; “Controlled servitude is better than vagabondage” (xxiv). In other works Fletcher argued for revamping the political system with limitations on the monarch, a reformed Parliament, an independent judiciary, and a national militia.