John Hill Burton

Scottish advocate, historian and economist

John Hill Burton


  • Ed. Benthamiana; or, Select extracts from the works of Jeremy Bentham. 1843 (external scan)
  • The Law of Bankruptcy, Insolvency, and Mercantile Sequestration, in Scotland, 1845 (external scan)
  • Life and correspondence of David Hume, 1846 (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • The Local Taxes of the United Kingdom, 1846 (external scan)
  • Lives of Simon Lord Lovat, and Duncan Forbes, of Culloden, 1847 (external scan)
  • Manual of the Law of Scotland, 1847 (external scan)
  • The emigrants' manual, 1848 (external scan)
  • Political and Social Economy: Its Practical Application, 1849 (external scan)
  • Ed. Letters of eminent persons, addressed to David Hume, 1849 (external scan)
  • Narratives from criminal trials in Scotland, 1852 (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • History of Scotland, from the revolution to the extinction of the last Jacobite insurrection, 1853 (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • Communism; from the eighth edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica, 1854 (external scan)
  • Ed. Autobiography of the Rev. Dr. Alexander Carlyle, 1860 (external scan)
  • The book-hunter, etc., 1862 (external scan)
  • The Cairngorm Mountains, 1864 (external scan)
  • The Scot Abroad, 1864 (external scan)
  • The history of Scotland from Agricola's invasion to the extinction of the last Jacobite insurrection, 1873 (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
  • A History of the Reign of Queen Anne, 1880 (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3)
  • The baronial and ecclesiastical antiquities of Scotland with Robert William Billings, 1813-1874; 1901 (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2, 3, 4)

Works about Burton



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