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Parte deJohn Anderson papers
Discourse read to the Literary Society in Glasgow College, November 1781, with extensive notes in support of his argument. Anderson proposed the erection in Buchanan Street, Glasgow, of an obelisk to George Buchanan, 16th century poet, political writer and historian. In fact, an obelisk was built in Buchanan's birthplace, Killearn, in 1788.