Being A Narrative of the Early Life of Colonel John M'Donell of ScottoseBook - 1993
The republication of the memoirs of Colonel John McDonell of Scottas (1728-1810) will be welcomed by Highlanders the world over. Neither romantic novel nor learned history can conjure up for us so vividly as this unashamedly prejudiced eyewitness account of the atmosphere of the aftermath of "the '45," the fierce loyalties and bitter hatreds, the high principles and barefaced villainy. We meet the ineffectual Stuart King, the saintly Duke of York, the unspeakable Captain Fergusson and many a minor character, each playing his part in the long drawn out British War of Succession and the death th.
Publisher: Toronto [Ont.] : Dundurn, 1993
Characteristics: 1 online resource (75 pages) : illustrations, portrait