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TO THE

MAP OF THE CLANS.

No.

1. SlNCLAlRS.

2. Mackats.

3. Sutherlands, including the Gunns, or Clan-guinn.

i. Rosses; formerly, when the chiefs of this clan were Earls of Ross, they possessed a large portion of the county.

5. MUKROe8.

6. Mackenzies, including their ancient followers, the Macraes,

Maclennans, &c.

7. Macleodb. This clan formerly possessed the Island of Lewis, and

the district of Assynt, in the county of Ross.

8. Macdonalds of Sleate.

9. Mackinnovs.

10. Macdonells of Glengarry.

11. Macdonald of Clanronald." > 13. Cameront.

13. Macdonells o^Keppoch. It. Macthehsons.

15. Fraseks.

16. Grant of Glenmoriston.

17. Chisholms.

18. Mackintoshes, including the Macoillivrays, Macbkans, and

Macqueens.

19. Graxts of Grant.

SO. Gordons. In Glenlivet, and in the Braes of Moray, Banff, and Aberdeen, the Gordons, Stewarts, andFoRBetet, are so intermixed, that their lands cannot be separately classed.

81. Farouharsons

22. Stewarts of Athole, including the Robertsons, Fergusons, Rattrais, Sfalpings; also the Stewarts of Grandtully.

33. Robertsons.

* Although the chieftains of Macdonald are separately numbered, agreeably to the President's Memorial, they form only one clan. The branches of the Stewart family are likewise numbered separately, although they are but one clan. This applies to other clans when the name is repeated.

No.

84. Minziks. It has been mentioned that Glenquaich, and other parts of the estate ot Breadalbane, were the property of this clan. They have also been for a long period superiors of part of Glenlyon. The Macdiakmids in the latter glen are considered one of the most ancient names in the Highlands.

95. Macnabs.

26. Macoresors. This clan was once numerous in Balquhidder and Montieth, also in Glenorchy, and they are still in great numbers in the district of Fearnan, on the north side of Loch Tay,—on the south side of Glenlyon,—in Fortingal,—and on the north side of Loch Kannoch.

87. In Monteith and Strathearn, the Grahams, Stewarts, and Drummonds, are intermixed in the same manner as the landholders and tenants in the Braes of Banff and Aberdeen.

28. Buchanans. The lands of this clan formerly extended eastward to Kippen, in Stirlingshire.

89. Machari.anf.s.

M. Colquhouns.

31. Stuarts of Bute.

32. Lamonts. This family formerly held considerable superiorities in

Knapdale and Cowal.

33. Maclachlans. The superiorities of this clan were also more ex

tensive.

34. Macnaughtons.

M. Campbells. The property of the chief, chieftains, and gentle

men of this clan, extends from the south point of Kintyre, in Argyleshire, to the district of Grandtully, in Perthshire, two miles below Tay Bridge. The Lamonts, Maclachlans, Macnabs, and others, are occasionally intermixed, but their lands bear * small proportion to the great tract of country possessed or occupied by the clan Campbell. The extent of Lord Breadalbane's property will be seen by glancing over the Map, from the Island of Eisdale, in Argyleshire, to Grandtully Castle. SS. Macdougalls. The lands occupied by this clan are so scattered, that, except the estate of the chief, and two others in his immediate neighbourhood, they cannot be distinguished. The MacDougalls once possessed the whole of the district of Lorn. These countries were afterwards transferred to the Stewart family, and from them, by marriage, to the Campbells.

37. Macdonalds of Glenco.

38. Stewarts of Appin.

39. Macleans, including the Macquarries. Morven on the Main

land, and part of the Isle of Mull, now the property of the Duke of Argyle, was formerly the inheritance of this clan.

40. M Acneils of Bam.

PART I.
A SKETCH

OF THE

MORAL AND PHYSICAL CHARACTER,

AND OF THE

INSTITUTIONS AND CUSTOMS OF THE INHABITANTS

OF THE

HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND.

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PART I.

A SKETCH, &c.

SECTION I.

Geographical situation and extent of the Highlands of ScotlandInhabitantsCharacterAntiquities.

The tract of country known by the name of the Highlands of Scotland, constitutes the northern portion of Great Britain. Its maritime outline is bold, rocky, and, in many places, deeply indented by bays and arms of the sea. The northern and western coasts are fringed with groups and clusters of islands, while the eastern and southern boundaries are distinguished from that part of Scotland denominated the Lowlands, by the strong and peculiar features impressed on them by the hand of Nature. A range of mountains known in Roman history by the name of Mons Grampius, and at a later period called Gransbane, • and now the Grampians, constitutes the line of demarcation be

• Both derived from the Gaelic gartA-icin, the rugged mountains.

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