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The Highland Monthly (Volume 2) (Paperback) Loot Price: R703 Discovery Miles 7 030
The Highland Monthly (Volume 2) (Paperback): Duncan Campbell
The Highland Monthly (Volume 2) (Paperback): Duncan Campbell

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The Highland Monthly (Volume 2) (Paperback)

Duncan Campbell

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891. Excerpt: ... A HIGHLANDER'S DIRECTIONS REGARDING HIS FUNERAL. HE following passages have been extracted from the A holograph Will, dated in 1834, of a noted Jacobite Highlander and Senachie, who died in Edinburgh in 1857 and may appropriately, I think, be permanently recorded in the pages of the Highland Monthly. The Will was duly recorded in the Commissary Court Books of Edinburgh, and apparently the singular directions left by the worthy Highlander regarding his funeral were given effect to: --"Lastly, --Having thus settled and disposed of all my worldly affairs to my mind, the following directions I wish to be observed by my Executors regarding my funeral viz.: --I recommend that my coffin, instead of black, shall be covered with sky-blue cloth, edged with white, and the lid thereof to be ornamented with a white broad Xi being a saltire or St Andrew's Cross; and further, instead of a mortcloth, a Highland Plaid of the Royal Stuart Tartan to be used. In the event of my dying in Edinburgh, or elsewhere in the Lowlands, my body I wish to be conveyed from thence in a Hearse and pair, under the charge of my Executors, in one or two chaises and pairs for their accommodation, and interred beside my Father and Grandfather, &c., in the family burying-place in;and should my Funeral go by the Pass of Killiecrankie, or by any other Road, at an equal distance from the place of interment, I wish it there met, if not before, by such of my relations, kindred, and countrymen as incline to attend; and should my Exite happen in the Highlands, I wish the funeral preceded a like distance, according to ancient practice, by two Highland Pipers properly dressed in the Garb of Old Gaul, who shall there, and at proper distances, perform some of the most ancient funeral airs, and shall each hav...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Duncan Campbell
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 224
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-06252-6
Barcode: 9781154062526
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-06252-X

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