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Observations made in a Journey through the Western Counties of Scotland
In the Autumn of 1792, relating to the scenery, antiquities, customs, manners, population, agriculture, manufacturers, commerce, political condition, and literature of these parts by Robert Heron in two volumes

Unaccompanied with Engravings, and published in detached volumes; this Work appears under considerable disadvantages, The second volume containing among other things the Author's observations on Galloway and Ayrshire, and on the great feats of manufacturing industry in the shires of Renfrew, Lanark, and Stirling, will probably be found more interesting than the present. Reviewing his work, when the charm of novelty and the ardour of composition are over; the author finds it so very imperfect, in his own estimation, that he dares hardly hope for the notice of the Public, or the mercy ef the Critic, The second volume will appear within a few weeks.

Edinburgh, May 23, 1793

Electric Scotland Note:
When these volumes were published it was usual to write the letter S as an F so you may have some difficulty in reading this but after a few pages you'll likely make better progress.

Volume 1 | Volume 2

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