Adam Smith in Dunfermline

Did You Know..

..that Adam Smith is said to have shocked the good citizens of Dunfermline on the Sabbath?

In the Unexpected Appearance of Adam Smith, Dr Jean Barclay relates an incident where the famous philosopher and economist, Adam Smith, was found wandering about the streets of Dunfermline in a dressing gown and cap.

Just A Laddie Frae Glamis?

In “Just A Laddie Frae Glamis?“, our chairman, George Robertson, tells the story of David Mortimer, who emigrated from Scotland to the USA in the middle of the 19th Century. He fought in the US Civil War and encountered some of the most famous, or infamous, men of the times. His particular story is a fascinating example of the adventurous life experienced by so many emigrees to the USA.