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Anyone with curiosity about this needs to search my available posts for "Debt", "Revenue" & "English Debt" to call forth some interesting articles too 😉

See how Scotland has bn under-funded & over-taxed for centuries since the #TreatyOfUnion

#ScotRef

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This article in particular - Financial Cost to Scotland of the Union - Harry Gow's contribution to 'Scots Magazine', Sunday 1st March, 1891.

#ScotRef #JustifyTheUnion #CountryNotCounty #Centralisation #EnglishDebt #DaylightRobbery #SameOld

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I took screenshots in case anyone wanted to know more about the #EnglishDebt Scotland took on as part of signing the #TreatyOfUnion
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Why 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿's law don't gel with 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿's, hence the #TreatyOfUnion demanding our laws remain separate. This letter was written in as a huge debate on English Courts taking jurisdiction over Scottish one's was in progress due to Orr Vs Ewing inheritance case.

#ScotRef #JustifyTheUnion
From the Xmas edition of the 'Scotsman', 1883. Our lawyer and correspondent extraordinaire, Thistledown, makes the implications of an #EnglishUsurpation of #ScottishLaw clear.

#ScotRef #JustifyTheUnion #DissolveTheUnion #SameOld
From the same Xmas edition of the 'Scotsman' we have a fan of Thistledown's, I believe he probably had many at this point (he can count me in), making the distinction between 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 & 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 clear.

#ScotRef #JustifyTheUnion #DissolveTheUnion #CountryNotCounty #SameOld
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@BCCletts I know this one 😉

Articles from the 1850-1875 group & as cited below each quote and passage from James Grant's 'Old and New Edinburgh' (1880), vol. 1, Chapter 17.

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@BCCletts So technically Scotland was paid £100,000 to take on a share of England's £20m debt - & that's not what the debt would translate as now - literally £20m worth of debt as of 1707.

#ScotRef #DissolveTheUnion #JustifyTheUnion #UseTheMandate #AboutTime #SameOld #EnglishDebt
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