Alison Cockburn

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Alison Cockburn (Alison Rutherford, or Alicia Cockburn an aa) (8 October 1712 – 22 November 1794) wis a Scots poet, wit an socialite wha collectit a circle o eminent friends in 18t-century enlichtment Edinburgh includin Walter Scott, Robert Burns an David Hume.[1]

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  1. > Henderson, Thomas Finlayson (1887). "Cockburn, Alicia" . In Leslie Stephen (ed.). Dictionary o Naitional Biography. 11. London: Smith, Elder & Co. pp. 181–182.