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all of them weavers .. we are 21 miles from Bois-le-duc and 3 from Endhoven, the Duke's quarters . . . It was not without concern we heard of Sir Geo. Mackenzie's death.

[Then an officer's : No. 633, 1751.-Captain Andrew Munro to Baillie.] .... I

wish I had made choice of ane other trade . . most disagreeable . . got a new form of discipline . power lodged in the hands of the field officers . . if they do not know how to use it makes . . most unhappy . . instead of the love and harmony that made us respected . . nothing but animosities, disingenuity and malice . . ffield officers are agreed with a very fashious gentleman commandant of the garrison to distress . . officers . . risque of .. arrest every day . [In 1758 Wm. Baillie writes to Mackay of Bighouse news of Charles Baillie's death in the attack on Louisburgh in Nova Scotia, asks Bighouse to break the news to his daughter, and offers to pay for the mournings to her and her children, and adds that a New York Gazette come by Glasgow had brought the news of the terrible slaughter of Highland troops at Ticonderago. In 1772 Lieut. Baillie writes to his father that the British force is at Trichinopoly, about to begin the Mahratta war; that Sir Robert Fletcher had come out as full colonel, and Captain Munro was about to arrive, and that promotion was very slow owing to frequent supersessions from home, and that he had still 35 lieutenants above him. In 1775 Lieut. Hugh Baillie, another son, writes that his regiment is to embark at Cork for the impending American War, and “this has alarmed much our married officers and occasioned great promotion ”; and

latest comes : No. 634, 1795.—Lieut. James Dunbar, of the F. Fencibles, to

Thomas Suter, town clerk, Tain.] Blaris Camp in Lisburn . . . . inhabitants are so disaffected, that only strong force is the only means ... Last evening . . seized 3 cannon, some hundred stand of arms and ammunition. On Sunday while our clergyman was holding forth most devoutly the Dublin Band was playing Maggie Lauder . . parson almost stick .. diversion of his regimental hearers. Thousands assemble to see the camp, particularly the fair sex, many of whom . . are indeed sad b-t-h-s. My messmates

decent set, several .. brethren of the quill. We have a W.S. in the ranks; my heart bleeds for the poor fellow; what could induce him to try such a trade? This goes by Capt. Munro of Culrain. [Yet compulsion was applied to make men join. In 1793 there is a summons of ejection by Cadboll on two men in Amatnatua because they would not leave home and be soldiers in the Sutherland Fencibles.

SECTION VII.-TOPOGRAPHY AND LOCAL

HISTORY.

Giving, in alphabetical order, notices not included in foregoing

sections, of places, and of families connected with them. For Places, all references to which are already given, see the

general Index of Places; “a” after a number means “ in the Appendix”; † means 2nd part of a divided paper.

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These second pats are 117 after 709, 118† after 536, 140+ after 565, 1417 after 950, 176† after 360, 1897 after 964, 238+ after 396, 351† after 427, 363† after 427, 389+ after 529, 394+ after 427, 445+ after 724, 4787 after 631, 479+ after 819, 509† after 986.

ABERDEEN-See Nos. 70, 79, 123, 146, 148, 154, 155, 157, 400, 455, 468, 469, 475, 540, 551, 556, 570, 582, 599,

725, 964, 998. In addition, the following notices :No. 635, 1653 to 1655.--Receipt.] I, John Alexander,

burgess of Aberdeen, appoyntit collector to the town . . for uplifting of their localitie furth of the bishopric of Ros . . . from Walter Innes of Inverbreakie . . few dewties . . aucht bollis for his myln of Tarbat . . and myln of Roskeine £3 10s, and for his lands of Dibideill £1 2s 8d Scots. [In 1683, James Nicolson, merchant burgess of Edinburgh, sues for rents of a land in Aberdein, builded by Robert Watson,

west side of Shiprow.” B. No. 636, 1736.—Letter to Lord Advocate Duncan Forbes.]

My Lord,-By the accounts we have from Brigadier Midleton we are very sensible of the good offices done by your Lp. to our Town anent the Teinds, and now when the affair is brought such a length it will be hard if it stops at the Exchequer . . beg . . favor . . continue your goodness . . valuable assistance .. We acknowledge the many obligations our Town lyes under . . for your favours . and shall be ready on all occasions to resent [i.e., in old meaning, return a feeling) in a grateful way.... Hugh Hay, Provost; John Robertson, Baylie ; Alexr. Robertson, Baillie ; Alexr. Mitchell, Baillie. Aberdeen, 28th May 1736.

ACHILTY--Nos. 118 after 536, 410, 795, 867, and No. 637, 1770.-Paper beginning] I Roderick Mackenzie of

Fairburn . . cautioner for Colin Mackenzie now of Achilty, eldest son to the deceast Donald Mackenzie sometime tacksman of Reannachrun, nephew to the deceast Murdo Mackenzie of Achilty .... Donald, not David, as has been stated.

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ALDIE-Nos. 35, 53, 84, 136, 168, 169, 174, 301, 566, 607, 887, 944, 404a ; also under Balnagall, and No. 638, 1633 and 1634.-Two sales.] Alexr. Hay Adamson,

burgher of Taine, and Adam his eldest son, proprietors of three tenth parts of the Over Miln of Aldie .. to Andrew Macculloch younger ....John Ferguson proprietor [of

same, to same.] [No. 639, 1761.-Four pages of] Trust Disposition of lands of

Newmore and Aldie . by Mary Munro, Lady Aldie, .. to Trustees, Hon. Geo. Mackay of Skibo, David Ross of Inverchassley, [and two W.8.] . Lands of Newmore . and Aldie . . crofts contiguous to the lands of Aldie, Gathing and Royfaid or Priestlands, Inverachnagall alias Balnagall, half davoch lands of Pithogartie, Oxgate lands of Easter Little Allan called Stronach's Oxgate [The strange

character of her heir, for whom they were held, is seen in No. 640, 1763.-Letter by Hugh Macleod, from Newmore, to

Donald M'Kenzie of Blackhill.] .. impower you to see Wm. Ross of Aldie . . to demand pages 1, 2, 15, and 16 of the deed of settlement and trust executed by Lady Munro . and certain other papers it is warrantably presumed he carried away, as he was found in a bedchamber where that paper lay, reading and desiring a coppie from .. who had it

in trust ... if he refuse . . prosecuted criminally . No. 641, 1764.-Letter: W. Ross-Munro to Wm. Baillie,

from York.] : the sweling in my feat is mouch abated .. I expect soon to be eable to come to Scotland . . . and com nortch for I can not live at Edr. for the expense of it. Wrait the Measour (Messrs] Couts to give credit for £26

the last mony I will seeck for more in England . I will do nothing in the Aldy proses till I com nortch, and if the intrest of iny sisters mony does not affect me or my estate of Newmore I will pleay (contest at law) the estate

... it would be no less then then opresion to meck me pey the intrest of my sisters of my sisters mony and not touching the esteat and it a deat on the esteat and I absent . . [And so on he rambles. There is another of 3 folio pages of the same sort. Later he has an odd way of pushing a love-or

at least matrimonial-affair : [No. 642, 1767.-Letter to Wm. Baillie.] I sent your Boul

to Balnagown . . I will give you eney praise [price] . . I expect you will send for Miss Betty this day, and talk seriously to hir yourself . . I will dow all that is in my power

he so good as wrait Mr Menizes [a lawyer] and meck him offer of my compliments in the kaindest meanar ...

....I see it is proper I serve and be infefted in my Esteat as I want if I prevail to have a waif (wife) infefted and secoured in a jointer . . if it be my good fortun to souxeed . . . my

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gardener is not at hom .... (But, alas! neither parent nor

lawyer could win the girl for him :[No. 643, 1767.-Letter, docketed W. Baillie to Aldie.]

for the first tyme talked to Betty . . found . . reason not for want of regard to you and . . offer, but . . had been under some engagement to a gentleman (see No. 654] who applyd earlier, and tho there be no finall agreement she does not think it consistent to break off abruptly .... she expressed a true sense of the honour you have done her .. I shall alwise think myself under the greatest obligation ..

may · . depend on every good offices of mine Betty Baillie had been this night in your arms you have acted with honour and steadiness and generosity that must forward your future matrimoniall views .

· [&c., through 3 folio pages--a model of diplomacy for a father in

a like position. Will is also in No. 644, 1765.-Retour.] .... Wm. Ross, son of Simon Ross

of Aldie, now designed Wm. Munro of Newmore, served .. .. to Meikle Dyke Nouran in the East part of Taine having Glastulich to the south, the common way or foot road leading to Teabreck and Glastulich to the east ... Item lands in Little Tain called Teablair and Gallowcroft, with another croft adjacent to lands of Morangie . . (mentioned also] passage or highway called Cannamarru-[see No. 977.

ALLANGRANGE-Nos. 87, 264, 272, 437, 607, 749. No. 645, 1682.-Ratification and Renunciation.

In presence of David Monipennie, commissar depute . . . Margaret Cathcart spous to Maister Rodorick Mackenzie of Allans . . outwith . , husband . . own free will . . . did judiciallie ratifie and approve . . . disposition . . be . . her husband ... to Sir Rodorick Mackenzie off Findon . . lands of Allanreich, Allanclach, Allangrange, Bellamullich and Denmoir ... bailyarie of . . bishopric and Castle of Chanonrie . . lands of Auchnashellach and utheris ... in process of apprysing ... by .. and . . Mackenzie of Kilcoy

against ... Seafort and Robert Innes of Rosskein ... [No. 646, 1695.--Petition to Sheriff.] Maister Simon

McKenzie of Allangrange, only lawful son to deceast Simon M'Kenzie of Allangrange and next broyr germane to umquhile Sir George M.Kenzie of Rosehaugh ... Margaret Haliburton, relict of Sir George . . now spouse to Mr Rodk. McKenzie of Prestonhall, was left sole tutrix to her son George . . but by her marriage . . . vacant . . S. M.

... to be . . instead ... [granted. No. 647, 1700.- Latin Sasine, badly faded.]. . . . Lands of

allanreich, Allanclach, Allangrange, Bellamullich, Mill of Fern and Kilcoy . . . . to Symon Mackenzie of Allangrange, advocate, grandson of the deceased Symon Mackenzie of Lochslyn ( ) Reddendo 40s Scots ( ) to Roderick Mac

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kenzie of Findon and Lilias Isabella and Margaret Mackenzies his daughters and heirs portioners ( ) with that pendicle ( ) called Blair, between Drumminary ( ).

[From Simon as advocate there is :
No. 648, about 1700.-Letter, holograph, addressed] To Hugh

Baily, Sheriff Clerk . . Fortrose-heast. Allangrange,
Monday. Sir,-I am forct to send this express againe for
them ffour years fiars . . 1695 to 1699 or 1700 . . . Rose-
haughs people call for an attestation of any four honest
men . . yt the lands I sett down in ley—to witt the inch . .
and
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Broomhill—in my accounts—were truely so .... for
Gods sake despatch ye boy in all heast ... Simon Mac-

kenzie. [No. 649, N.D., before 1731.—Disposition, parts torn.) . . .

Geo. Mackenzie, yr. of Allangrange, to Roderick Mackenzie of Fairburn ( ) lands of Auchnasowell [in Urray], Tayreich, Midd Fairburn, Laing, Crofts of Balliloan, lands of Achihae, Altgowry and miln, Moymore with salmon fishing, Ballivraid, Ashinanachy, Ballivoggie, Balvogisky ( ) and Bunloid with houses .

[APPLECROSS--Nos. 200, 377, 458, 602, 607, 749, 759. No. 650, 1674.—Discharge.] Lieut nant Colonel rick

Grant, tutor of Grant .. : . to Anna Fraser, daughter of Alexr. Fraser deceast, tutor of Lovat ... and her husband Alexr. Mackenzie appearand of Applecross . [In 1684, Kenneth Matheson in Kilvorie, in Applecross, gets adjudged to him the lands of Assint, Inshculter, Bothmore, Little Both, Kenloch Briubner, pasturages of Strain, Quinaiks, fishing water of Apbrene and Loch of Lochmore.

Then, without date, but by script and allusion about time of above, there is a part of a case of lawburrows raised by John McKenzie of Applecross and his sons, Roderick and John, Mackenzie of Dachmaluak, John McConchie vic Kennich, Jn. McEanday vic Ferqr, () McKenzie in Dalmertine, John McRorie vic Eachin in Ardnackeek, Colin McKenzie, broyr. to Applecross, and Dugald Matheson, Dalmertine, against Alexr. McKenzie of Kilcoy and his brothers, Murdo and Finlay Murchisons, John McCollrea ( ) Donald Dow in Addie, John Roy McFinlay, Donald Bane McEancheill, John McGillophane, John McCoillie, John McAllister vic Aulay, Donald Dow McCoilliane, John McAllister vic Imlay, and Duncan Bane in Auchnashellach, for disturbing

the complainers in their possessions. No. 651, 1703.---Discharge.] .. Margaret Mackenzie, relict of

the deceast Roderick Mackenzie of Applecross, and daughter of Kenneth Mackenzie of Scatwell .. in the contract matrimoniall with her first husband, Aeneas McLeod of Cadboll, in 1703, he became bound to infeft her in the barony of Lochslin, including Pitnelzies, Knockdow, Inver of Loch

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