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THE CLAN MACFARLANE 

THE DIVISION OF THE CLAN. 
ANCESTRY OF DAVID D. McNAIR 



MARY WILSON MacNAIR 



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PREFATORY NOTE 



Ihis little sketch — or series of sketches — has been 
prepared largely for the children and grandchildren of 
David D. McNair. The history of the Clan MacFarlane 
is drawn in great measure from the accounts by William 
Buchanan of Auchmar (Edinburgh, 1775) and William F. 
Skene (London, 1837). The story of the division of the 
clan is taken from the "Celtic monthly; a magazine for 
Elighlanders," published in Glasgow. For much of the 
information in regard to the later MacNair (McNair) 
ancestry I am indebted to Theodore M. McNair's " Genea- 
logical record of the descendants of John McNair and 
Christiana Walker" (Dansville, N. Y., 1880). All the 
works cited in the Bibliography with the exception of this 
last named volume, are in the Library of Congress, 
Washington. 

Mary W. MacNair, 
Washington, 19 14. 



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THE CLAN MAC FARLANE 



Concerning the origin of the earls of Lennox there is 
much uncertainty. William Skene, in his " Highlanders of 
Scotland," tells us that during the lifetime of David I the 
earldom formed a part of the principality of Cumbria, and 
claims that the family of Lennox, before they acquired the 
earldom, were hereditary seneschals of Stratherne and bail- 
lies of the abthainrie (or abbacy) of Dull in AthoU. 

We have the account of Peter Walsh, in his " Ani- 
madversions on the history of Ireland," who derives their 
descent from Mainus, son of the Irish king of Leinster, and 
Mungenia, daughter of Fincormachus, king of Scotland. 
William Buchanan of Auchmar considers this account " too 
fabulous to deserve any credit," and continues, " Our own 
antiquaries with far greater probability, which is also con- 
firmed by a constant and inviolable tradition, derive the 
origin of this ancient family from Aluin, or Alcuin, 
a younger son of Kenneth III, king of Scotland, who died 
in the year 994." 

However this may be, we find that all historians agree 
in believing that a certain earl of Lennox, also named Aluin, 
had two sons, Malduin, or Maldowen, heir to the earldom, 
and Gilchrist, ancestor of the MacFarlanes. About the 
year 1200 Gilchrist obtained from his elder brother a grant 
of certain lands of Arrochar. The charter from Maldowen, 
earl of Lennox, to his brother Gilchrist, is still preserved, 
and the lands at all times the principal seat of the MacFar- 
lane clan, continued in their possession for six hundred years. 
Arrochar is a beautiful district at the head of Loch 
Lomond, situated not many miles distant from the city of 

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Glasgow. Buchanan, writing in 1775, says "The hurd of 
MacFarlane had a very good old castle in an island of 
Lochlomond, called Island-Rowglas, which was burnt by 
the English during Cromwell's usurpation, and never since 
repaired. He had also another pretty good house and 
gardens in an island of the same loch, called Island-Vow. 
But his principal residence is at Inverioch or New Farbet, 
which is a handsome house beautified with pleasant gardens, 
situated in the paroch of Arrochar and shire of Dumbarton 
near the head of that large loch or arm of the sea called 
Loch-Long, where there is excellent fishing for herring, and 
all other sorts of sea-fish." 

Gilchrist left issue a son Duncan, called in old charters 
" Duncan filius Gilchrist," or " Mac Gilchrist," and to this 
Duncan was given a charter by Malcolm, then earl of Len- 
nox, confirming the grant of the lands of Arrochar. Duncan 
married his cousin Matilda, daughter to the earl of Lennox 
and their son was named Malduin or Maldonich. 

Malduin's son and successor was named Partholan, or 
Parian (Gaelic for Bartholomew), from whose name the 
family assumed the patronymical surname of MacPharlan. 
The three generations before this had been known as Mac 
Gilchrist, from Gilchrist, brother of Malduin. 

To Partholan succeeded his son Malcolm, who was in 
turn succeeded by his son Duncan, sixth laird of MacFar- 
lane. Soon after the death of Duncan the ancient line of 
the earls of Lennox became extinct at the death in 1460 of 
Isabella, countess of Lennox, whose aged father had been 
beheaded by James I, king of Scotland. 

Three families thereupon laid claim to the honors and 
titles of the earldom of Lennox, the MacFarlanes claiming 
them as heirs male, and offering powerful resistance to the 
claims of the Stewarts of Darnley, who were descended 
from a female branch of the Lennox family. The stout 
resistance of the MacFarlanes was all to no purpose, how- 



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ever, and appears to have resulted in the almost total de- 
struction of the clan, the chief and his family falling in 
defense of the cause, and many being scattered abroad for 
refuge to distant parts of the kingdom. At this juncture 
the ruin of the clan was happily prevented by the support 
given by one of its houses to the Darnlcy family, whereupon 
its head, Andrew MacFarlane, married the daughter of 
John Stewart, lord of Darnley and earl of Lennox, and was 
put in possession of most of their former property. 

Hereafter the MacFarlanes appear to have been loyal 
supporters of the lowland earls of Lennox. Little is known 
of the clan for several generations and they seem to ha\ e 
enjoyed a period of prosperity, protected in the possession 
of their ancient property by the powerful earls whose stand- 
ard they followed. In the sixteenth century Duncan Mac- 
Farlane of that ilk is frequently mentioned as an adherent 
of Mathew, carl of Lennox. He was present with the earls 
of Lennox and Glencairn and three hundred of his followers 
at the disastrous battle of Glasgow Muir in the year 1544, 
and shared in the ruin and forfeiture which followed. 
Owing to the intercession of friends, however, he was 
restored ami granted a remission under the privy seal. The 
earl of Lennox set off for England, and having married a 
niece of Henry VIII, soon after returned reinforced with 
some English troops. Duncan dared not join him in person, 
but sent a relative, Walter MacFarlane of Tarbet, with a 
force of four hundred men. Holinshed says, " In these 
exploytes the erle had with him Walter Macfarlane, of 
Tarbet, and seven score of men of the head of Lennox, that 
spake the Irishe and the English Scottish tongues, light foot- 
men, well armed in shirtcs of mayle, with bows and two- 
handed swords." 

Duncan was one of the first of much consequence to 
make open profession of the Christian religion in the king- 
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clan, at the battle of Pinkey in September 1547. Duncan's 
son, Andrew, took an active part in the civil wars of the 
time, and ranged himself on the side of the regent, James, 
earl of Murray, half-brother to Mary, Queen of Scots. In 
this respect his conduct differed from that of almost all the 
highland chiefs, who warmly espoused the cause of Queen 
Mary. At the battle of Langside, in May, 1568, he 
behaved so valiantly with five hundred of his own name and 
dependents, that they were acknowledged by all to be the 
chief cause of the victory. The clan took in this battle three 
of Queen Mary's standards, which were long preserved in 
the family. The regent bestowed upon the MacFarlanes, 
among other rewards, their honorable crest and motto, viz., 
a demi-savage proper, holding in his dexter hand a sheaf of 
arrows, and pointing with his sinister to an imperial crown, 
or. Motto, This I'll defend. 

" In 1587 Andrew MacFarlane of Arrochar appears in 
the roll of landlords, who were made by Parliament respon- 
sible for their clans. In 1594 the MacFarlanes were 
denounced as robbers and oppressors, and in 1604 the old 
standing feud between them and the Colquhouns culminated 
in the slaughter of the Laird of Luss, Sir Humphrey Col- 
quhoun, by the chief of the clan MacFarlane. In 1608 
they were declared rebels by law. This did not prevent 
their following Montrose in 1644-5, and their wild pibroch, 
' Hoggil-nam-Bo,' was heard in many of his battles. At 
Bothwell Bridge, in 1679, they were among the foremost 
in charging the gateway through which the guards charged. 
In 1745 they fought gallantly for ' Prince Charlie.' " 

" In the time of the last chief of the clan MacFarlane 
who was laird of Arrochar . . . war broke out between 
America and Great Britain. MacFarlane was heavily taxed 
and was also deeply in debt. His family had been reared 
in luxury. Gambling with cards was then considered respect- 
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revenues of the estate could not support. He sold an estate 
that he owned in Jamaica for £8000, but could not avert 
the threatened ruin, and in 1784 . . . the barony of Arro- 
char, which for six hundred years had been in the possession 
of the MacFarlanes, passed into the hands of strangers." 

" The illustrations of Robert Ronald Mclan give the 
coat of arms of this family . . . and above the device, 
the name as MacPharlan. In the next paragraph he writes 
the name MacFarlane. Browne, in his ' History of the 
Highlands,' uses the name MacPharlan and Macfarlanc. 
Sir Walter Scott spells the name MacFarlane, in ' Waverly,' 
and in the introduction to ' Rob Roy.' In ' Cadyow Castle ' 
he speaks of the ' wild Macfarlane's plaided clan.' " 

(The three extracts given above are from the His- 
tory of the Clan MacFarlane by Mrs. C. M. Little) . 

The armorial bearings of the MacFarlanes are, argent, 
a saltier engrailed, cantoned with four roses, gules, this 
being the arms of the old family of Lennox, The sup- 
porters (marks of nobility, allowed by the courtesy of Scot- 
land to all chiefs of- clans) are two Highlanders dressed in 
belted plaids of appropriate tartan, with drawn swords and 
bows proper. Crest, a demi-savage holding a sheaf of 
arrows in his dexter hand, and pointing with his sinister to 
an imperial crown, or. Motto, " This I'll defend," and on a 
compartment " Loch Sloidh." 

" The suaicheantas, or badge, is muilleag, cranberry 
bush . . . The cath-ghairm, war cry, or battle shout, is 
' Loch Sloidh ' pronounced sloy, the lake of the host, the 
plain along its bank being the place of rendezvous for the 
clan previous to an expedition." 

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The brilliant MacFarlane tartan is red, green, black, 
and white, red greatly predominating. Clothed in such a 
garb, we may well believe that when " MacFarlane stepped 
forth in the bloom of his vigor, his sons marched behind like 
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THE MAC FARLANES GATHERING 



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Send the fiery cross swift o'er the dark glens and fountains, 
Kindle the beacon on dreary Ross-Dhu; 
Let hundreds blaze high on the Arrochar mountains, 
The flowers of Macfarlane will soon be in view. 

Bid the pibroch sound bravely through gloomy Glenfruin, 
Though Macgregor be backed by the proud " Sider Roy "; 
He marches to battle, he marches to ruin; 
We'll welcome him there with the shout of " Loch Sloy." 

When the clan is insulted — for honor's their darling — 
I'hey will die on the heath if they cannot prevail; 
For never a clan like the clan of Macfarlane 
Trod the glen of the Saxon, or hill of the Gael. 

When round by the side of Benlomond they're wending, 
Their proud, stately march fills the bosom with joy; 
While the pibroch its wild stormy measure is blending. 
With " This Fll defend," and the shout of " Loch Sloy." 

Macfarlane steps forth in the bloom of his vigor; 
His sons march behind like a bright ridge of flame; 
Now welcome to battle, ye sons of Clan Gregor, 
Macfarlane descends to the field of his fame. 

Bid the war-pipe resound through the wilds of Glenfruin; 
Let the claymore in strength sweep round and destroy; 
Macfarlane will fall, or Macgregor meet ruin; — 
On, on to the battle, my heroes, " Loch Sloy! " 

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THE DIVISION OF THE CLAN AND ORIGIN 
OF THE NAME MAC NAIR 



* Turning now from the general history of the Clan 
MacFarlane to the history of one of its branches, it is inter- 
esting to note that the name MacNair (Macnayr) is said 
to have appeared in documentary papers as early as 1390, 
more than 500 years ago. Since the MacFarlane clan did 
not receive their patronymical surname until the time of Par- 
Ian, great-grandson of Gilchrist who flourished early in the 
13th century, we may see at what an early date in the clan 
history the MacNair sept began Its separate existence. 

Alexander MacBain, In his " Etymological dictionary 
of the Gaelic language " (Stirling, 191 1) is responsible for 
the following statement: " Mac-nair, Gaelic M'Jii-uidhir; 
for Maclain uidhir, son of dun (odhar) John [son of John 
the Swarthy] . . . Such Is the source of the Galrloch 
branch of the name. The Perthshire sept appears in docu- 
ments as M'Inayr (1468), Macnayr (1390), which is 
explained as M'an o'lghre, son of the heir, M'Niiirs in 
Cowal (1685), John Maknezvcr (1596 in Dunoon), Tho. 
M'Niiyer (1681, Inverness). Prof. Mackinnon suggested 
M'An-fJiuibhiir, son of the smith or fabcr; nor should 
M' Anfhuidhir, the stranger's son, be overlooked as a possi- 
ble etymology." 

The " Celtic monthly, a magazine for Highlanders " 
has, in Its Issue for May 1904 an article on Major J. F. A. 
McNaIr, which begins with these words: " A most interest- 
ing volume could be written on clan sept names and the 
stories associated with their origin. Many of these curious 

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departures from the parent name were occasioned by an his- 
toric or personal incident, which gave rise to some pet name, 
often crystalhsing in course of time into a surname more 
potent than the original from which it sprung. As the 
subject of our sketch this month is a distinguished repre- 
sentative of an influential sept of a powerful clan, we may 
be excused for referring briefly to the origin of the name. 
In our March issue . . . ' Fionn ' in his sketch of the 
historical clan MacFarlane, related the circumstances in the 
history of that clan which gave birth to the well-known 
name of M'Nair — Clann an Oighre^ whose name is con- 
densed into In-uir, children of the heir. Various authorities 
favor other derivations, but the above, which has the ap- 
proval of Dr. MacBain, a learned authority in Gaelic mat- 
ters, is generally accepted as being the most authentic, because 
of its traditional origin. Arrochar, a beautiful district at the 
head of Loch Lomond, being the ancient territory of the 
MacFarlanes and situated not many miles distant from Glas- 
gow, it Is not surprising that the M'Nairs, a leading sept of 
the MacFarlanes, should be found occupying prominent 
positions in the business enterprises of that city for more 
than two centuries past." 

The story referred to, related by " Fionn " in the March 
issue of the Celtic monthly, is as follows: " About the close 
of the 15th century the Clan MacFarlane was divided into 
two sections, and in the clan country old people still refer 
to the distinction. The tradition is given as follows in a 
ms. by the late Rev. James Dewar, Arrochar. In the reign 
of James III of Scotland the Laird of MacFarlane was 
slain at the battle of Sauchieburn, near Stirling, in the year 
1488*, leaving a widow, who was an Englishwoman, the 
mother of one son. He also left a son by his first wife, 
who was the heir, but this son and heir had the misfortune 

* If MacBain's statement is correct thut the name " Macnayr" appears in documents 
as early as 13'W we must place at least one hundred years before the battle of Sauchieburn 
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to be proud, vain, silly and a little weak-minded. His half- 
brother was possessed of a beautiful piebald horse, which 
had been given to him by some of his mother's relatives. 
The elder brother was about to set out for Stirling, and was 
very desirous of riding this horse, wishing, as the young 
chief, to make a very grand appearance. The step-mother 
refused the loan of the animal, alleging, as her reason for 
so doing, her fear that it would not be safely brought back. 
Her denial only made the young man the more persistent. 
F'inally a written agreement was drawn up, and signed by the 
heir, in which he promises to forfeit to his half-brother his 
lands of Arrochar, in case the horse was not safely returned. 
The step-mother bribed the groom in attendance to poison 
the horse on the second day from home, and the estate 
accordingly went to the younger brother. The clan refused 
to receive the latter as their chief, but combineci to acknow- 
ledge the elder brother as such, though not possessed of the 
lands of Arrochar. Some years later, by special act of Par- 
liament, these lands were restored to the rightful heir. The 
dependents who supported the rightful heir were known as 
' Clann an oighre ' — children of the heir, hence the Mac 
Nuirs and MacNairs, some of whom are now Weirs, are 
regarded as septs of the Clan Farlane. On the other hand 
those who supported the half-brother were called ' Sliochd 
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THE ANCESTRY OF DAVID D. M^NAIR 



About .the year 1690 a Scotchman by name of MacNalr 
is said to have left his home on the banks of the River Dee 
in Scotland, and sought a new home in the north of Ireland. 
In the same year his son, John McNair (1690-1762), was 
born in Ireland, county of Donegal, in the parish of 
Taboyne. He married Christiana Walker (1700-1782), 
who was also born in the same county, in the parish of Rap- 
hoe, about eleven miles distant. Their children were Wil- 
liam (1727-1823), Margaret, Robert, Andrew, John 
(1738-1818), and Ann, the four elder of > whom were born 
in Ireland. ;50"^;?40^ 

In 1738 John McNair, with his family, left Ireland and 
set sail for America. His blind mother, and two of his 
children, Robert and Andrew, tlied on shipboard and were 
buried at sea. The others landed in Philadelphia, kind 
went to Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and later to North- 
ampton County, Pennsylvania, where the family lived many 
years, and where John and Christiana died and were buried. 

In 1798 the eldest son, William, now an old man, sought 
an uncrowded home for himself and his children in the 
wilderness of western New York, and coming to the Gene- 
see Valley, settled in Sonyea, near Mt. Morris. In the 
year 1804 John followed his brother to the Genesee Valley, 
and settled with his family in what is now West Sparta, 
near Dansville. 

The wife of William was Margaret Wilson (1734- 
1783), and their family consisted of seven children, of 
whom a daughter, Margaret (1778-1831), was the young- 
est. (William married as a second wife Sarah Horner, 
and had four children). 

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John's wife was Margaret Denny (1741-1812), and 
they had eleven children of whom David (1772-18 17) was 
the fifth child and fourth son. In the year 1805 David 
McNair and Margaret McNair were married. Their 
children were William (died in infancy), John L. (1808- 
1877), Margaret Wilson (18 10-1833), David Denny 
(1814-1892), Phebe Torbert (1817-1904). 

David D. McNair was born in the year 18 14 in the 
homestead three miles north of the village of Dansville, 
his father dying when the boy was only three years of age. 
Early in life he engaged in the mercantile business in Dans- 
ville with his brother, John L. McNair, and continued in 
this business for several years. He afterwards moved to 
Scottsburg, but returned to Dansville in 1866 and became 
one of the incorporators of the Woodruff Paper Company, 
which he served for many years in the capacity of secretary 
and treasurer and business manager. 

He was three times married, his first wife, Mary Brad- 
ner, dying in the year 1846, at the early age of twenty-six 
years. She left two daughters, Fanny Bradner and Julia 
Faulkner. He later married Susan Hatmaker, of Penn 
Yan, who lived but a few years, leaving one son, Clarence 
Irving. In 1867 he married Sarah A. Pierson, who sur- 
vived him many years, dying in July 19 10, in Forest Glen, 
Maryland, near Washington. Her children were Caroline 
Jessup and Mary Wilson. 

D. D. McNair died January 8, 1892, in the little village 
of Dansville where most of his long life had been passed. 
The following words were written of him by one of his fel- 
low-townsmen. " Nearly all his life Mr. McNair was a mem- 
ber of the Presbyterian church, and for a quarter of a cen- 
tury he served as one of the ruling elders. He was a regu- 
lar representative of the church at meetings of Presbytery 
and the General Assembly when delegates were sent, his 
abilities always being recognized by his being placed on 



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important committees: his seat in the church on stated occa- 
sions ol worship was never vacant unless absence from town 
or severe ilhiess prevented his attendance, and in the prayer 
meetings he was an able assistant to the pastor. His intelli- 
gence and ability were of a high ortler and his piety none 
doubted. Of him his pastor has said: ' Mr. McNair filled 
a large place in the thought and atiections of the people of 
our church and of the community at large. He was a man of 
rare excellence, a true friend, a wise counselor, a generous 
and warm-hearted brother. In his death the Presbyterian 
church loses a member, than whom none was more loyal 
and devoted.' " 






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LINEAGE OF DAVID D. M^NAIR 



IFilliam (1727-18 23) 
John McNair Margaret 

1690-1762 Robert 

Christiana Walker Andrew 

1700-1782 John (1738-1818) 

Ann 

John 

Hugh 
William McNa.r ^j^;^j^^ 

^727-1823 Christiana 

Margaret Wilson Sarah 

1734-1783 William 

Margaret (177 8-1 831) 

William 

Christiana 

John 

William Denny 
JohnMcNair ^^^-^^ (^^^2-1817) 

^738-1818 c^^,^^^^^l 

Margaret Denny Margaret 



1741-1812 



James 
Andrew 
Robert 
Sarah 



William 
David McNair j^^^^ j 



1772-1817 Margaret Wilson 

Margaret McNair David Denny (1814-1892) 

1778-1831 Phebe Torbert (Kelsey) 

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DESCENDANTS OF DAVID D. MCNAIRf 



Children 
Fanny Bradner McNair (Pratt) t 
Julia Mary Faulkner McNair (Henry) 
Clarence Irving McNair 
Caroline Jessup McNair (Bouton) 
Mary Wilson MacNair 

Grandchildren 
Fanny Bradner Pratt 
Caroline Drury Pratt 
Guy Vernor Flenry, Jr. 

Fanny McNair Henry f (died in childhood) 
William Seton Flenry 
Helen Manning McNair 
Clarence Irving McNair, Jr. 
Anne Fitzhugh McNair t (died in infancy) 
Isabelle Julia McNair 
William Manning McNair 
Margaret McNair Bouton 

Great-grandchild 
Mary Ingraham Henry 



t Deceased. 



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I^dward Augustus McNaIr t 
Sophia McNair 
William Pierpont McNair f 
Eugene McNair f 

Grandchildren 

pAigenia McNair (Ross) 
1^'dvvard Lindsay McNair 
William Kelsey McNair 

Great-grandcmii.dken 
Marshall Tracey Ross 
Norman Ross 
Fannie Ross 

Clarence- William McNair 
George Edward McNair 
Morgan McNair 
John Joy McNair 
William l^ierpont McNair 

t Uuteased. 



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DESCENDANTS OF PHEBE TORBERT 
MCNAIR (KELSEY)t 



Ciiili)ki:n 
William Frank Sherd t (died in infancy) 
* Julia Elizabeth Kelsey (llowe) 

Grandchildren 
Ruth Bouton Howe 
Margaret McNair Howe (Chapin) 
Mary Kelsey Howe 

Great-grandchild 

Henry Kelsey Chapin 



t Deceased. 
♦Called Lillie. 



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l^he clans, septs & regiments of the Scottish High- 
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(Gives tartan) 

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What is my tartan ? 
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(Forms a volume of 252 pages. There were two 
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Logan, James. 

The clans of the Scottish Highlands. 
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(Gives coat of arms, colored, and full-page illustra- 
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Logan, James. 

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among the Highlanders. 
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McNair, Theodore M. 

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Robertson, James Alexander. 

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Alban; or, Hij^hlanders of Scotland. 2d ed. 
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(Gives tartan) 

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(Gives tartan) 

Skene, William F'orbes. 

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(Gives tartan and coat of arms, colored) 



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