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OF THE

COMMITTEE OF THE HIGHLAND SOCIETY

or

SCOTLAND,

APPOINTED TO INQUIRE INTO THE NATURE AND
AUTHENTICITY OF THE

POEMS OF OSSIAN.

ptumr ur, Accordinp ro The Directkks Op The coMMitiat,
■f

HENRY MACKENZIE, Esq.

ITS COXPENRR OR CHAIRMAN.

WITH A

COPIOUS APPENDIX,

CONTAINING SOME OF THE PRINCIPAL DOCUMENTS ON WHICH THE
REPORT IS I0UNDEO.

EDINBURGH:
jDjintto at i\t tantottfltp gjeft;

FOR ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE & CO. EDINBURGH,
AND LONGMAN, HURIT, REES & ORME, LONDON.

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No. II.

1. Original of the testimony or declaration of Hugh M'

Donald of Killpheder, in the Isle of South Uist,... 38

2. Translation of the foregoing testimony, 44

NO. HI.

Letter from Mr Pope, minister of Rea, to Mr Nicholson, minister of Thurso, , 52

NO. IV:
Letters to Henry Mackenzie Esq.

1. From Dr Blair, minister in Edinburgh, 56

2. From Dr Adam Fergusson, 62

3. From the Reverend Dr Carlyle to William Macdonald

Esq. secretary to the Highland Society 66

4. Note from John Home, Esq 68

No. V.

Letters to Henry Mackenzie Esq.

1. From Dr John Smith,...- > TO

2. From ditto to ditto, ■ 13

3. From ditto to ditto, 80

4. From ditto to ditto, t 8S *•

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No VI.

Pages

1. Malcom Macpherson's affidavit, 93

2. Ewan Macpherson's declaration, 94

NO. VII.

1. Original, according to Jerome Stone of Eas Fhraoich, 99

2. Translation, i 105

3. Literal translation, s 112

No. VIIL

Specimen of the poems collected by Mr Hill, and of his remarks, 113

No. IX.

Observations on the Gaelic poems of Mr Hill, and his remarks, 130

No. X.

Letter from James Macpherson to the Reverend Mr James

Maclagan, then minister of Amulrie, 153

1 ib.

2 154

3 , .. . 15«

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