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FINAL WORD

How soon after the death of Robert Burns did his economic impact on Scotland begin?

The economic impact of Burns on the Scottish economy can be traced back to the first Burns supper of 1801. Within a relatively short period of time (there was a Burns supper at Bombay/Mumbai as early as 1810, for example) this led to visits from the cities by those in search of the Scotland they had left.

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