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date: 19 October 2019

Poker Clublocked

(act. 1762–1784)
  • Richard B. Sher

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Poker Club (act. 1762–1784), a convivial Edinburgh society formed to agitate for a Scottish militia, was instituted in early January 1762, in the aftermath of the exclusion of Scotland from the English Militia Act of 1757 and the parliamentary defeat of the first ...

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