In 1752, then, at his age fifty-six, Henry Home of Kames, Advocate, was elevated to the bench of the Court of Session, the highest civil court in Scotland, as Lord Kames. Immediately after his appointment, his friend Lord Deskford, Earl of Finlater, congratulated him thus, in a letter dated 11 February, 1752.


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