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1875 edition. Excerpt: ...it is confessed (see Lord Chelmsford's
Judgment, p. 8), that not a tittle" of evidence concerning it is
extant, and then in support of the hypothesis to insinuate that
this presumed instrument has been wilfully destroyed by a peer long
since dead, when there is no proof (direct or collateral) that he
or any 6ne else ever even heard of its existence? (See Judgment pp.
17, 18.) V. Why is the most formal and authoritative decision in
the Supreme Court of Scotland in 1626 (previous to the "Union") not
merely evaded but completely ignored by their Lordships though duly
in evidence before them), whereas this judgment denounced Lord
Chelmsford's "solemn adjudication of 1457" (see Judgment Mar Case
p. 8) as a "pretendit Act "of Parliament, to be null and ofnane
availl with all that has followit "or may follow thairupon and to
fall in consequentiam"; and whereas by that decision Robert is
found to have died legally seized of the whole Earldom and
designated as Earl of Mar; and whereas Robert died lawfully Earl of
Mar in 1452, thus surviving by seventeen years the date at which
Lord Redesdale fixes that the Earldom "lapsed to the Crown? (See
Appendix, p. xxxi). VI. By which clause of the articles of the
"Union"in 1707 are their Lordships empowered to blot out from its
place on the Union Roll of Scotch Peers the ancient Earldom of Mar
and to substitute a new one of the same name having no place
therein? VII. By what authority do their Lordships set aside the
parliamentary recognition by the restoration in 1824 of the ancient
Earldom of Mar, grounded on the restored Earl being through his
mother grandson and lineal representative of the attainted Earl?
(See Appendix, p. m). VIII. In view of the...
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