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Peace in Believing
A Memoir of Isabella Campbell of Fernicarry, Roseneath, Dumbartonshire (second edition) by Robert Story (pdf)

Napier Tercentenary Memorial Volume
Edited by Cargill Gilston Knott (1915) (pdf)


Added our Weekly Newsletter for 23rd October 2020 both in our Community and as a pdf file.

The Mylne Family
Master Masons, Architects, Engineers, their Professional Career, 1481 - 1876 by Robert W. Mylne (1877) (pdf)

Musing of a Tank Commander
Part 20 From Wilderness to Gravy Train

Memoirs with Special reference to Secession and the Civil War
By John H. Regan LL.D. Postmaster-General of the Cofederacy; sometime United States Senator; Chairman of the Railroad Commission of Texas; President of the Texas State Historical Association edited by Walter Flavius McCaleb, Ph. D., with Introduction by George P. Garrison, Ph. D. (1906) (pdf)

Oration
Delivered in Corinthian Hall, Rochester, By Frederick Douglass, July 5th,1852. What, to the slave, is the Fourth of July?” In 1852 Frederick Douglass asked a question that the entire United States was forced to reckon with in the lead-up to the Civil War—and for generations after. Douglass’ speech is widely regarded as a masterpiece of oration and a crucial historical text. (pdf)

The Psalms
Their History, Teachings and Use by William Binnie, D.D. (1870) (pdf).
William Binnie, Scottish Presbyterian (August 20, 1823 -- September 22, 1886) was ordained to the ministry in the Reformed Presbyterian Church of Scotland by William Symington (author of Messiah, the Prince) in 1849. He served as a Professor of Systematic Theology and Homiletics at the College in the Craigs of Sterling and later (1875) became Professor of Church History and Pastoral Theology at the Free Church College in Aberdeen.

Got in the Scottish Banner
November 2020 issue

Memoirs of the Caledonian Horticultural Society
Volume 1 (1814) (pdf)  Volume 2 (1819) (pdf)

The MacLeods of Scotland
An article by William F. Skene

MacLeod and MacAulay
By The Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone, M.P.


Added our Weekly Newsletter for 23rd October 2020 both in our Community and as a pdf file.

Electric Scotland Choice of News Sources
These are sources I refer to frequently.

Fisherman's Friends
A tribute to this Cornish Sea Shanty group.

MacLeod's History of Witches, &c.
By Malcolm MacLeod D.D. (1793) (pdf)

A History of the Witches of Renfrewshire
A New Edition with an Introduction embodying extracts hitherto unpublished from the records of the Presbytery of Paisley. (1877) (pdf)

The Loyall Dissuasive and other papers
Concerning the Affiars of Clan Chattan by Sir Aeneas MacPherson 1691-1705 edited with Notes and Introduction from the Originals at Cluny Castle, by the Rev. Alexander D. Muroch FSA Scot. (1902) (pdf)

The Highland Society of London
The Branch Societies and Alphabetical lists of the Members (1856) (pdf)

Report of the Committee of the Highland Society of Scotland
Appointed to inquire into the Nature and Authenticity of the Poems of Ossian. Drawn up, according to the directions of the committee by Henry MacKenzie with a copius appendix containing some of the principle documents on which the report is founded. (1805) (pdf)

This Farming Life
In Armadale, a hill farmer prepares for one of Europe's biggest sheep sales, while in Haweswater, a couple take on the biggest gamble of their lives by moving to a larger farm 10 miles north. An Aberdeenshire couple who began farming four years ago plan to raise baby ostriches, and a Northumberland shepherd prepares for the National English Sheepdog trials, and new farmers hatch ostriches. Follow 6 families during their life on the farm. A BBC series on YouTube.

Life of General Sir William Napier
Edited by H. A. Bruce, M. P. in two volumes (1864) (pdf)
Volume 1  |  Volume 2

Memoirs of Archibald, first lord Napier
Written by himself, Archibald Napier Napier (1793) (pdf)

Murray, William Hutchison OBE
Scottish mountaineer and writer


Added our Weekly Newsletter for 16th October 2020 both in our Community and as a pdf file.

New Brunswick Scottish Journal
Got in the April 2017 issue.

Beth's Newfangled Family Tree
November 2020 section 2 is now available

Highland Society of London
Includes a link to a pdf article on Building the Highland Empire.

The House of Fraser Archive
The Archive is an outstanding source for the history of British design, fashion, tastes, lifestyles, consumerism and consumption from the early nineteenth to the end of the twentieth century.

James Fraser, Laird of Brea
Parish Minister of Culross, Bass Rock, Blackness, and NewGate Prisoner, and author of 'The Book of the Intricacies of my Heart and Life', By Alexander Whyte, D.D., LL.D. (1911) (pdf)

The housekeeper's handbook of cleaning
by Sarah Josephine MacLeod (1915). Also includes a link to "How to Cook and Why".

The History of the European Commerce with India
By David MacPherson (1812) (pdf)


Added our Weekly Newsletter for 9th October 2020 both in our Community and as a pdf file.

Robert Burns Lives! Chapter 268
Visiting Ellisland Farm By Gerry Carruthers

Scottish Society of Louisville
Got in the October 2020 newsletter.

Hylton Newsletter
Got in the October 2020 edition, Lockdown in Scotland.

2020 Highland Games Tribute
Due to the virus most events were cancelled this year and so I thought it only right to feature this tribute to them and hope you enjoy it.

Clan Lennox
Did an update of our Clan Lennox page.

The Conquest of Scinde
With some Introductory Passages in the Life of Major-General Sir Charles James Napier dedicated to the British People by Major-General W. F. P. Napier (second edition) (1845) (pdf)

The Life and Correspondence of Admiral Sir Charles Napier K.C.B.
From Personal Recollections, Letters, and Official Documents by Major-General Elers Napier in two volumes (1862) (pdf) Vol. 1  |  Vol. 2

The book Strathendrick and its Inhabitants from Early Times by J. Guthrie Smith (1896), gives a very detailed account of Buchanan relationships. In general it is the same as the family bible and old family tree, but gives much more detailed information and historical sources, from the 13th. century until about 1730.



 


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