Peter Burnet

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Peter Burnet The life of Peter Burnet through poem and biography This book explores the life of Peter Burnet, born in America during the Civil War and who arrived in Paisley, Scotland to become a great friend of the Paisley poet Robert Tannahill. During his life Peter was known to the inhabitants of Paisley as… Continue reading Peter Burnet

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From the Cottage to the Castle

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From the Cottage to the Castle Andrew Coats 1887 From the Cottage to the Castle was published privately by Andrew Coats in 1887 telling the history of the family and the story of the growth of J & P Coats, cotton thread manufactures in Paisley Scotland. “If the following sketch should fall into the hands… Continue reading From the Cottage to the Castle

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