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Scotland and US Founding Fathers
A short video from the National Library of Scotland

NLS Curators Dora Petherbridge and Chris Taylor give an intriguing introduction to the Scottish connections of two of the United States' Founding Fathers - Benjamin Rush and John Witherspoon. Dora and Chris also show and talk about some of the rare and valuable material NLS holds that relate to both men who were so influential in the setting up of the United States.

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