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Eighteenth Century Highland Landlords and the Poverty Problem
By Margaret I Adam taken from the Scottish Historical Review


DURING the latter part of the eighteenth century the inhabitants of many parts of the Highlands and Hebrides were living permanently in a state that bordered upon destitution. They were badly housed, they were poorly fed, and they had a continual struggle to pay their rents.

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