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By T. B. Johnston, F.R.G.S. and Colonel James A. Robertson
List of Books


The following is a list of some of the more convenient books of reference relating to the Highland campaigns

Hill Burton’s History of Scotland, chaps. lxxii., lxxiii., lxxv., lxxxii., lxxxix., xcii.

Robert Chambers’s History of the Rebellions in Scotland and History of the Rebellion of 1745-46.

Browne’s History of the Highlands. 4 vols. Glasgow, 1836.

Keltie’s History of the Scottish Highlands. 2 vols. Edinburgh and London, 1877.

Mark Napier’s Memorials of Montrose, 2 vols., Maitland Club, 1848 ; Memoirs of Montrose, 2 vols., Edinburgh, 1856; and Memorials of Dundee, 3 vols., Edinburgh, 1859-62. (Napier reviews the whole of the original authorities, and despite their violent partisanship his books remain the standard works on Montrose and Dundee.)

Chronicles of the Atholl and Tullibardine Families. Collected and arranged by John, seventh Duke of Atholl, K.T. 4 Vols. Edinburgh, privately printed, 1896.

Gardiner’s History of the Great Civil War, chaps. xxvi., xxx., xxxiii., xxxvi. (Montrose’s campaign).

Baillie’s Letters and Journals. Edited by David Laing. 3 vols. Edinburgh, 1841-42.

Wishart’s Deeds of Montrose. Edited by the Rev. Alex. D. Murdoch and H. F. Morland Simpson. Edinburgh, 1893.

Spalding’s Memorials of the Troubles in Scotland, etc. 2 vols. Spalding Club, 1850.

Patrick Gordon of Ruthven’s Britane’s Distemper. Spalding Club, 1844.

Macaulay’s History of England, chap. xiii. (Dundee’s campaign).

Philip’s Grameid. Edited by the Rev. Alex. D. Murdoch. Scottish History Society, 1888.

Drumniond’s Memoirs of Sir Ewen Cameron of Locheill. Abbotsford Club, 1842.

Lieut.-General Hugh Mackay’s Memoirs of the War in Scotland and Ireland, MDCLXXXJX.MDCXCI. Bannatyne Club, 1833.

The Lockhart Papers. 2 vols. London, 1817.

The Culloden Papers. London, 1815.

Lord Mahon’s History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Versailles, chaps. v., vi., x., xxvii., xxviii., xxix. (1715, 1719, 1745. The chapters relating to the ‘45 were printed separately as "The Forty-five." London, 1851.)

Rae’s History of the Late Rebellion. Dumfries, 1718.

Patten’s History of the Late Rebellion. London, 1717.

The Master of Sinclair’s Memoirs of the Insurrection in Scotland in 1715. Notes by Sir Walter Scott. Abbotsford Club, 1858.

A Faithful Register of the late Rebellion. London, 1718. (Trials of Prisoners.)

A Collection of Original Letters, etc., relating to the Rebellion, 1715. Edinburgh, 1730.

The Jacobite Attempt of 1719. Edited by W. K. Dickson. Scottish History Society, 1895.

Home’s History of the Rebellion in 1745. London, 1802.

The Chevalier de Johnstone’s Memoirs of the Rebellion in 1745 and 1746. London, 1820.

Maxwell of Kirkconnell’s Narrative of Charles Prince of \Vales’ Expedition to Scotland. Maitlancl Club, 1841.

Trial of Lord Provost Stewart. Edinburgh, 1747.

Report of the Proceedings of the Board of General Officers o~i the Conduct of Lt.-Gen. Sir John Cope. London, 1749.

A List of Persons concerned in the Rebellion, 1745-46. With a Preface by Lord Rosebery, and Annotations by the Rev. Walter Macleod. Scottish History Society, 1890.

Dennistoun’s Memoirs of Sir Robert Strange and Andrew Lumisden. 2 vols. London, 1855.

Mrs Thomson’s Memoirs of the Jacobites. 3 vols. London, 1845.

Ewald’s Life and Times of Prince Charles Stuart. London, 1883.

Jesse’s Memoirs of the Pretenders and their Adherents. 2 vols. London, 1845.

Klose’s Memoirs of Prince Charles Stuart. 2 vols. London, 1845.

Historical Papers relating to the Jacobite Period. Edited by Colonel James Allardyce. 2 vols. New Spalding Club, 1895-96.

March of the Highland Army in the Years 1745-46. (Order-book kept by Captain James Stuart of Lord Ogilvie’s Regiment. Contains daily Orders from Oct. 10, 1745, to April 12, 1746.) Miscellany of the Spalding Club, 1841, vol. i., pp. 275-343.

The Lyon in Mourning. Edited by Henry Paton. 3 vols. Scottish History Society, 1895-96. Itinerary of Prince Charles Edward Stuart. Supplement to The Lyon in Mourning, compiled

by W. B. Blaikie. Scottish History Society, 1897. (An invaluable manual. Contains a full bibliography of the authorities for the history of the ‘45.)

Memorials of John Murray of I3roughton. Edited by Robert Fitzroy Bell. Scottish History Society, 1898.

Sir John Cope and the Rebellion of 1745. By the late General Sir Robert Cadell, K.C.B., Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons, 1898.