Journal - 1745, comparison with Lockhart - 1817


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and here his H. R. H. first set sett foot on Scottish Scotish ground excepting one night that he tarried in the house of Angus Mcdonald or (?) Cland?of the family of Clanronald at a place called Eriskay in the Isle isle of Uist Wist,  where the import of which was he found letterswhither letters were brought to him by Boystiel Boystil fm S. Al. Md & Mccloed from Sir Alexander McDonald and the Laird of McLeod discouraging his attempt at this time.  So all may Judge how hazardous an Enterprise ane enterprize attempt we (i.e. Clanronald’s people) were now engadged engaged in, being for some time quite alone, who notwithstanding resolved to follow our Pr. P. most chearfully and risk risque our fate with him.  We there did our best to give him amost a most hearty welcome to our Country country, the Pr. P. and all his company with a guard of about 100 men being all entertainedin the house &c. of Angus Mcdonald of Boradil Borradel in Arisaig in as hospitable amannera manner as the place could afoord,  aford. his H. R. H. being seated in his a proper place, had a full view of all our company, the whole neighbourhood without distinction of age of or sex crowding crouding in upon us to see the Pr P.  After we had all eaten plentifully and drunk chearfully of the best, and his H. R. H. drank drunk the grace drink  in English which most of us understood, when it came to my turn I presumed to distinguish myself by saying audibly in Erse (or highland language) Deochs laint an Reoch Deochs laint-an ReoghHis H. R. H. understanding that I


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