MS: The Highland Journal, August - September, 1787

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MS: The Highland Journal, August - September, 1787

Breakfast w.t D.r Stuart -
Niel Gow plays - a short, stout
built, honest highland figure
with his grayish hair shed on
his honest social brow an
interesting face marking strong
sense, kind openheartedness
mixed with unmistrusting
simplicity - visit his house -
Marget Gow -

Friday - ride up Tummel
river to Blair - Fascally a
beautiful romantic nest -
wild grandeur of the pass of
Gillicrankie - visit the gallant
Lord Dundee's stone. -

Blair - sup with the Dutchess
easy & happy from the man-
mers of the family - confirmed
in my good opinion of my friend
Walker - Saturday - visit the
scenes round Blair fine but
spoilt with bad taste , Tilt &
Gairie rivers - falls on the
Tilt - heather seat - ride in
company with Sir William
Murray & M.r Walker to Loch
Tummel - meandring of
the Rannoch which runs
through quondam Struan
Robertson's estate from Loch
Rannoch to Loch Tummel
Dine at Blair - company

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