concerning Roups of growing Corn, and of Tacks
by Rev. William Thom
[Glasgow, printed for James Dymock, 1799].
disbound from the "Letters, Tracts, etc." section Thom's Collected Works. 22 pages [pp429-450]. good condition, but with some browning, heavy to the final page.
an attack on the practice, common in 18th century Scotland, of the landed gentry conducting private or public roups of their crops or farm tenancies, and a plea to the tenant farmer, tradesmen, etc. to avoid such events.
the tract was originally published in 1771