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MORE PARTICULARLY OF THE NORTHERN, OR GAËLIC PARTS OF THE COUNTRY, WHERE THE
SINGULAR HABITS OF THE ABORIGINAL CELTS ARE MOST TENACIOUSLY RETAINED.
By JAMES LOGAN,
FELLOW OF THE SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES OF SCOTLAND.
The most interesting and important of all history is the history of manners."
SMITH, ELDER, AND CO., 65, CORNHILL.
HIS MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY,
KING OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND,
&c. &c. &c.
It is with the deepest gratitude for so distinguished an honour, that I presume to lay these Researches at Your Majesty's feet.
The Work relates to a people who have greatly contributed to raise the renown of Your Majesty's arms to the pre-eminence they have attained. The history and character of that people, therefore, deserve the attention of every · Patriot; and your subjects, Sire, feel a just pride in being able to call your Majesty a PATRIOT King.
That Your Majesty's reign may be long and happy, must be the ardent wish of every Briton; and I can say for my countrymen, in particular, that none are more devotedly attached to Your Majesty's Person and Family; and that no portion of Your Majesty's Subjects would more cheerfully venture their lives for the honour and defence of their beloved Sovereign, and for the support of the Constitution under which they enjoy so many blessings. For myself, I rejoice in being so highly favoured as to be graciously permitted this public opportunity of expressing the profound respect with which