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Identifier: robertadamhisbr00swar
Title: Robert Adam & his brothers : their lives, work & influence on English architecture, decoration and furniture
Year: 1915 (1910s)
Authors: Swarbrick, John, b. 1879
Subjects: Adam, Robert, 1728-1792 Adam, James, d. 1794 Architecture
Publisher: London : B.T. Batsford
Contributing Library: Robarts - University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto


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lteration of the Italian Theatre, and for the work at the MarketPlace and Theatre of lUiry St Edmunds. In 1774 the designfor the .Monument to Dr James Johnson, Bishop of Worcester, wasprepared and, in the following year, the one for the Tomb of theP-arl of (Glasgow. In the latter case, the following estimate of thecost has been noted upon the drawing in the .Soane Collection :— ^30 P\ ramid to be done in Scotland. 225 Pigure Arms & Inscription of Marlile.15 Carving.30 Designing cK: Estimating 3 or 4 difterent Ideas. /300 The Circular Pannell & Arms. The figure & urn of Marble. All ih(t other parts of IVeestone or Portland. In the year 1774 the Parliament in which Robert Adam had sat for Kinross-shire was dissolved. In the next Parliament, it was the turn of the adjacent county of Clackmannan to be represented. Wc arc indebted to Dr ])(jbbie, Curator of the Royal .Scottisli Museum, forpermission to reproduce the illustration of the model. THE EVK OF THE AAH--RICAN WAR 263

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c o Pi aao 264 THK LIVKS AM) WCmK OK ROBERT AND JAMES ADAM Possibly on this account and, perhaps, owing to a desire to relievehimself of extraneous responsibilities, Adam withdrew from Parlia-mentary life and did not again sit in any of the subsequent assemblies.As Adam retired, his nephew, William Adam, the son of the eldestof the brothers, entered Parliament for the first time. WilliamAdam was the politician who subsequently became Lord HighCommissioner of the Scottish fury Court. At the time when heentered Parliament, he was a young man twenty-three years ofage, who had been called to the Scottish Bar. Vive years laterhe became a follower of Lord North and so gave rise to the remarkof Charles Fo.x, which led to the duel between Adam and thefamous Whio- leader.


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