Letter from William at Edinburgh to his father, care of R. Hey, Esq., Hertingfordbury

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      GB 192 HEY/4/33
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      25 August 1834
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Account of journey given in detail: After fishing and ascent of Ben Cruachan, left Taynuilt for Inveraray on Monday 11th - joined by Atkinson and Dibb: went with St. John's party to Loch Eck. Saturday, set off for Arrochar and Tarbet (service on Sunday): Monday 18th crossed Loch Lomond then via Lochs Ard and Chon to Aberfoil (sic), Ard-cean-chrocan for night: Loch Katrine, Callander, Lochearnhead, Killin (for night), Kenmore, Aberfeldy, Dunkeld, coach to Perth (for night) Dunblane, Stirling, Edinburgh arriving pm. 22nd: Sunday 24th: heard sermons in the 'High Church' (St. Giles). Intends staying Edinburgh one week and see Melrose Abbey: if possible return via Carlisle and Leeds at week-end.

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