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“ Le Comte de Montross, Ecossois, et chef de la maison de Graham,

le seul homme du monde qui m'ait jamais rapellé l'idée de certains heros que l'on ne voit plus que dans les Vces de Plutarque, avoit solltenir le parti du Roi d'Angleterre dans son païs, avec une grandeur d'ame qui n'en avoit point de pareille en ce siècle."

Mémoires du Cardinal de Reta.

Printed by George Ramsay & Co.

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J A MES G R A H A M,

MARQUIS OF MONTROSE.

TRANSLATED FROM THE LATIN OF

THE REV. DR GEORGE WISHART,

AFTERWARDS BISHOP OF EDINBURGH.

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TO WHICH ARE ADDED,
SUNDRY ORIGINAL LETTERS, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED.

EDINBURGH:

PRINTED FOR ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE & CO. EDINBURGH ;
LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, & BROWN, PATERNOSTER.ROW,

AND HURST, ROBINSON, & co., 90, CHEAPSIDE, LONDON.

1819.

DA
803.7
A3
W72

PREFACE.

As the last series of the Tales of My Landlord will probably call the attention of the public towards the biography of the Marquis of Montrose, it has been deemed expedient to republish this translation of Bishop Wishart's Memoirs, adding a few Notes to those already subjoined, and increasing the original Appendix with various interesting documents, some of which are now for the first time printed.

For these the Editors are indebted to the liberality of the Honourable Mrs Stewart Mackenzie, eldest daughter and heiress of the late Lord Seaforth, by whose permission such letters in the archives of her

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