Scotland, David Steuart Erskine,Eleventh Earl of Buchan
David Stuart Erskine,(1742- 1829), 11th Earl of Buchan, antiquary and political reformer. In 1780 he founded the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, the achievement for which he is now best remembered. The Society was granted a royal charter on 6 May 1783,which coincides with the date of this piece.
He also conducted a correspondence with George Washington.
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