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Author: Kirkwood, James, fl. 1698.
Title: Mr. Kirkwood's plea before the Kirk, and civil judicatures of Scotland. Divided into five parts.
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2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Mr. Kirkwood's plea before the Kirk, and civil judicatures of Scotland. Divided into five parts.
Kirkwood, James, fl. 1698.

London: printed by D.E. for the author, 1698.
Alternate titles: Plea before the Kirk, and civil judicatures of Scotland Mr. Kirkwood's plea, with the Kirk session and presbytery of Kelso
Notes:
Caption title on p. 1 reads: Mr. Kirkwood's plea, with the Kirk session and presbytery of Kelso.
Print faded and show-through.
Reproduction of the original in the Magdalen College Library, Oxford.
Subject terms:
Church of Scotland -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A47514.0001.001

Contents
title page
To the truly Noble and Excellently Accomplish∣ed Lady, my Honourable Patroness, the Countess of ROXBURGH.
THE PREFACE.
Mr. Kirkwood's PLEA, WITH THE Kirk Session AND Presbytery of Kelso.
PART the FIRST.
SECT. I.
§ 2.
§ 3.
§ 4.
§ 5.
§ 6.
§ 7.
§ 8.
§ 9.
A very strange Passage.
§ 11.
The Second Part. Commencing at Mr. Jaque's Entry, the 24th. of June, 1695.
SECT. I.
§ 2
§ 3.
§ 4
§ 5.
§ 6.
§ 7.
§ 8.
§ 9.
§ 10.
§ 11.
§ 12.
§ 13.
§ 14
§. 15.
§ 16.
§ 17.
An Account of a Notorious Cheat. First Part.
The Second Part of the Cheat.
The Third Part of the Cheat.
Some REMARKS on the Cheat, and Reference.
§ 22.
An Account of the Business in Blakader.
§ 24.
§ 25.
A word to Michael Fisher, one of the Elders and Session-Clerk beside.
§ 26.
§ 28.
§ 29.
The Third PART. Commencing at the Sitting of the Committee. (ult. Apr. 160.) which consisted of the Presbytery of Kelso, and 12 Assistants, whereof 8 were Ministers, viz. Mr. Hardy, Mr. Vetch, Mr. Semple, Mr. Orock, Mr. Mullihen, Mr. Couden, Mr. Wil∣son, and Mr. Noble. This last may be reckned a Member of Kelso Presbytery, tho' he be now transported to that of Jedburgh, because, as yet he sits with both. The 4 Ruling Elders are, Sir John Pringle, of Stitchel; the Lairds of Torwoodly, Watherly and Buckam.
§ 1.
§ 2.
§ 3.
§ 4.
§ 5.
§ 6.
§ 7.
A particular Answer.
An Account of the Business about the Brew-House, or Controverted Vault.
A Special Remark on this Point of the Libel.
§ 8.
About the Number of the Judges.
About the Qualities of the Judges.
The Subject of their Consideration.
The manner of their Proceedure.
§ 10.
A further Enquiry into Mr. Scot's Deposition.
§ 12.
§ 13.
An Account of the Business about the Keegrels.
The ocoasion of the word Keegrels.
The Effects or Dregs of the word Keegrels.
A necessary Caution.
A Deposition on a double Hear-say, and a Supposition to boot.
Things Depon'd, not Recorded.
Topicks preferred to Demonstrations. That is, Ʋncertain and Fallible Arguments take place of most Certain and Infallible:
No kind of Prejudice did cast a Witness.
We are now to give you some Account of the Depositions of the Father and the Son, John and James Broun.
The Descent into Hell.
§ 21.
An Explication of the Mystery of the Ass.
Reasons of Appeal by the E. of Roxb. and his Lordships Curators for their Interest, and Mr. J. K. School-master, against the Presbytery and assistant Members appoint∣ed by the Synod to Cognosce on Mr. Kirkwoods Affair.
§ 24.
Follows the Sentence of the SYNOD. Sess. 5. ante Meridiem. Kelso, Oct. 17 1695.
REMARKS upon the Sentence of the SYNOD.
§ 27.
§ 28.
The Fourth PART. Follows what passed at Edenb. before the G. A. and its Committees, from the 17. of Decem. 1695. to the 7 of Jan. 96. Relating to this Plea.
§ 1.
§ 2.
§ 3.
§ 4.
§ 5.
§ 6.
§ 7.
The PETITION. To the Right Reverend the Committee of the Synod of Mers and Tiviotdale meeting at Kelso; The humble Petition of J. Thomsom, W. Christy Mich. Fisher, J. Laid∣ly, John Thomson.
The addititional, or now Libel. A Brief Summary of what is either Notour, or extracted out of his own Papers, or the Depositions of Witnesses against him, humbly offered to the Consideration of the Committee of the Synod by the Libellers.
§ 10.
The Sentence or Interloquitor of the Committee. Kelso, March 31, 1696.
§ 11.
An Account of what passd before the Synod at Jedburgh, Apr. 1696. A Preface to the Paper then given in.
The Paper frequently above mention'd, which was given into the Synod at Jedburgh. Paragr. 1. To the Right Reverend the Moderator, and Remanent Members of the Provincial Synod of Mers and Tiviotdale, met at Jedburgh, 21 April, 1696, is humbly offered by Mr. K. School-Master of Kelso.
An Account of what pass'd at Jedburgh 21 April 1696.
§. 15.
§ 16.
§ 17
§ 18.
§ 19.
§ 02.
§ 21.
§. 22.
§ 23.
§ 24.
§ 25.
§ 26.
§ 27.
§. 28.
The Fifth PART.
§ 1.
§ 2.
Another pretty Odd Passage.
§ 4.
§ 5.
§ 6.
§ 7.
§ 8
§ 9.
The CONCLƲSION as to the Church part.
A Account, what was done before the Lords of Privy Council.
An Answer to that Point relating to Mr. Ks. speaking in time of Divine Service.
§ 12.
§ 13.
§ 14.
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