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Travels in the Western Hebrides from 1782 to 1790

Buchanan / John Lanne Buchanan / AM Missionary Minister to the Isles from The Church of Scotland

Published by London : Printed for G. G. J. And J. Robinson, Paternoster Row and J. debrett, Opposite to Burlington House, Piccadilly 1793 / Reprint / FBRE, Ltd., Clean and Unmarked Text, 1793
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251 pages. Paper / Soft cover reprint edition in very good or better condition, slight wear to edges. Overall good copy of this scarce title. Excellent read. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. Chapter headings include: CHAPTER I. - A Description of the Western Hebrides / CHAPTER II. - The political State of the Western Hebrides ; The principal Proprietors; Tacksmen ; Subtenants; Predial Slaves, or Scallags / CHAPTER III. Tacksmen ; Subtenants ; Scallags ; Predial Slaves / CHAPTER IV. Of the Genius, Customs Manners, and Dress of the Western Hebrideans / CHAPTER V. Of St. Kilda / CHAPTER VI. Modes, Implements, and general State of Husbandry / CHAPTER VII. Of Marriages, Baptism, and Burials; with the several singular Ceremonies and Usages / CHAPTER VIII. Oppressive Customs ; Tenants fostering their Master's Children without Board Wages ; Begging of Cows, Sheep, and Goats, after Marriage ; Begging of Wool ; Begging of Cocks ; Anecdotes / CHAPTER IX. Anecdotes of Prince William Henry Of the Town os Stornaway, in Lewis ; Contrast between the Dawnings of Liberty and Comfort opened in Lewis, and the present State of the adjacent Island of Harr / CHAPTER X. - State of Religion in the Western Hebrides ; Presbyteries ; Synods ; Missionaries ; Elders Schoolmasters ; Catechists. Size: Facsimile Bound Reprint Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 5022191

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Title: Travels in the Western Hebrides from 1782 to...

Publisher: London : Printed for G. G. J. And J. Robinson, Paternoster Row and J. debrett, Opposite to Burlington House, Piccadilly 1793 / Reprint / FBRE, Ltd., Clean and Unmarked Text

Publication Date: 1793

Binding: Scarce Title.

Edition: Bound / Flex Cover.

Book Type: Travel, Culture, History

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