1782 in Scotland

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1782
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Events from the year 1782 in Scotland.

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  • 23 January – local Laird George Ludovic Houston invites purchase of marked plots of land which, when built upon, form the planned town of Johnstone, to provide employment for his thread and cotton mills, and one of the latter is erected by Corse, Burns & Co.
  • 1 July – Act of Proscription 1746 (including Dress Act) repealed, permitting wearing of Highland dress and arms.
  • Muslin first woven in Scotland by James Monteith at Anderston.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kermack, W. R. (1944). 19 Centuries of Scotland. Edinburgh: Johnston. p. 80.