[Culloden papers] More Culloden papers
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[Culloden papers] More Culloden papers

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This Work is kind(by per-dedicated.mission) gratefullyToColonel A. R. B. WARRAND,dearMy Redmond,You and I have discussed these papersfor Iand have felt thatmany years, withalwaysintimateyour of allvery knowledge things High-land would have edited them in a faryoumore manner.interesting As, however, youwished me to undertake the I have nowwork,made a and would ask tobeginning, you acceptthe dedication of this first becausespecial volume,it covers a know so andperiod you well,I amYour affectionate Brother,D. W.DUNCAN FIRSTFORBES, OF CULLODEN.[Frontispiece.EDITED BYDUNCAN WARRAND, A.A., P.5.A.VOL. I- 1626 TO 1704.499478INVERNESS:ROBERT &CARRUTHERS SONS1923.C65*I INTRODUCTION.""Editor of the Gullodenoriginal Papersdescribed his work as the from aselection,"THEchaotic mass of of what was consideredMSS.,subserve ofas best calculated to the purpose history."His who has devoted much time to thegreat-grandson,of the whole has found no reason tocollection,studycriticise his ancestor's of and hepowers discrimination,that the documents for the firstrecognises published"time in this and in its are onvolume, thesuccessors,ofwhole local than ofgreater general importance."This admission seems to me to constitute no depreciationof their for local from itsvalue, history, apart greatimmediate interest to those who love the neighbourhoodof their or their as it abirthplace home, is, were,in which the student of nationallaboratory history ...

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This Work is kind(by per- dedicated.mission) gratefully To Colonel A. R. B. WARRAND, dearMy Redmond, You and I have discussed these papers for Iand have felt thatmany years, withalways intimateyour of allvery knowledge things High- land would have edited them in a faryou more manner.interesting As, however, you wished me to undertake the I have nowwork, made a and would ask tobeginning, you accept the dedication of this first becausespecial volume, it covers a know so andperiod you well, I am Your affectionate Brother, D. W. DUNCAN FIRSTFORBES, OF CULLODEN. [Frontispiece.