MS: The Highland Journal, August - September, 1787

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MS: The Highland Journal, August - September, 1787

strong sense & just remark, but
like them, a certain air of self-
importance and a dureffe in the
eye seem to indicate, as the Ayr-
shire wife observ'd of her cow, that
"She had a mind i' her ain!! -
Pleasant view of Dunfermline
and the rest of the fertile coast
of Fife, as we go down to that
dirty, ugly place, Borrowstoness
see a horse-race and call at a
friend of M.r Nicol's, a Bailie
Cowan of whom I know too
little to attempt his portrait -
Come through the rich Carse

of Falkirk to Falkirk to pass
the night - Falkirk nothing
remarkable except the tomb of
Sir John the Graham over
which in the succession of
time has had been our four stones laid
Camelon, the ancient Metro
polis of the Picts, now a
small village in the neigh-
bourhood of Falkirk -
Cross the grand Canal to
Carron - breakfast -
Come past Larbert and admire
a fine monument of castiron
erected by Mr Bruce the African
traveller to his wife - N-B-
he used her very ill & I suppose
he meant it as much out of gra

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