DAVID EARL OF BUCHAN,
VISCOUNT AUCHTERHOUSE, LORD CARDROSS AND GLENDOVACHIE, ONE OP THE LORDS COMMISSIONERS OF POLICE, AND LORD LIEUTENANT OF THE COUNTIES OP STIRLING AND CLACKMANNAN IN NORTH BRITAIN.
THE Honour you have done our Family obligeth us to make all just Acknowledgments of it: and there is no Form of Acknowledgment in our Power, more worthy of your Lordship's Acceptance, than this Dedication of the last Work of our Honoured and Learned Father. Encouraged hereunto by the knowledge we have of Your Lordship's Judicious Relish of universal Learning, and sublime Virtue, we beg the Favour of Your Acceptance of it, which will very much oblige our Family in general, and Her in particular, who is,
most humble Servant,