James Douglas, 14t Yerl o Morton

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James Douglas, 14t Yerl o Morton, KT, PRS (1702 – 12 October 1768) wis a Scots astronomer an representative peer that wis Preses o the Filosofical Society o Edinburgh frae its foondation in 1737 till his daith.[1]

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  1. Emerson, Roger L. (1985). "The Philosophical Society of Edinburgh 1768–1783". The British Journal for the History of Science. Cambridge University Press. 18 (3): 255. doi:10.1017/s0007087400022391. 
Masonic offices
Precedit bi
The Yerl o Kintore
Grand Maister o the
Grand Lodge o Scotland

1739–1740
Succeedit bi
The Yerl o Strathmore an Kinghorne
Grand Master o the
Premier Grand Lodge o Ingland

1741–1742
Succeedit bi
The Laird Ward
Poleetical offices
Precedit bi
Alexander Hume Campbell
Laird Clerk Register
1760–1768
Succeedit bi
Laird Frederick Campbell
Peerage o Scotland
Precedit bi
George Douglas
Douglas Arms 3.svg
Yerl o Morton

1738–1768
Succeedit bi
Sholto Douglas