Hamilton's edition of Reid also contains an account of the university of Glasgow and a selection of Reid's letters, chiefly addressed to his Aberdeen friends the Skenes, to Lord Kames, and to Dr James Gregory.
He knew Kames, Hume and Adam Smith, and corresponded with Mirabeau, " the friend of Man."
All along Cape Cod; eskers, kames and river terraces afford the plainest evidences of the extent of the glacial sheet.
In 1748 he removed to Edinburgh, and there, under the patronage of Lord Kames, gave lectures on rhetoric and belles-lettres.
HENRY HOME KAMES, Lord (1696-1782), Scottish lawyer and philosopher, son of George Home of Kames, in Berwickshire, where he was born in 1696.