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" As for Mac Ian of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished from the other Highlanders, it will be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves. "
The West of Scotland in History: Being Brief Notes Concerning Events, Family ... - Page 86
by Joseph Irving - 1885 - 359 pages
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The Crown History of England: Being Our Country's History from the Earliest ...

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1870 - 928 pages
...instructions of the llth wore repeated, with verbal alterations, and with this addition : "As for Maclau of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished from tho rest of the Highlanders, it will be proper for the vindication of public justice to extirpate that...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1871
...him. That order, directed to the Commander of the Forces in Scotland, rans thus : " As for Mac Ian of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished...public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves." These words naturally bear a sense perfectly innocent, and would, but for the horrible event which...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter, Volume 17

1871
...say whether or not he had any claim to mercy. In an order sent to Lord Stair, William stated that " it will be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves," the inhabitants of Glencoe, if they could be separated from the other clans. This argument, though...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1873
...him. That order, directed to the Commander of the Forces in Scotland, runs thus : " As for Mac Ian of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished...public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves." These words naturally bear a sense perfectly innocent, and would, but for the horrible event which...
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History of England, by J.R. and C. Morell

John Reynell Morell - Great Britain - 1873 - 169 pages
...signed an order to the -commander of his forces in Scotland, which ran as follows : " As for Mac Ian of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished...public justice to extirpate that set of thieves." Stair's orders were, " Let it be secret and sudden." Then a hundred and twenty Argyle soldiers, led...
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Shaw's Tourist's Picturesque Guide to Great Britain and Ireland: Specially ...

George Shaw - Great Britain - 1879 - 372 pages
...William himself wrote, after the issuing of the "Proclamation of Indemnity," "As for the clan Mclau of Glencoe, and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished from the rest of the Highlanders, it will be proper, for vindication of public justice, to extirpate that set...
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An gaidheal: paipeir-naidheachd agus leabhar-sgeoil gaidhealach, Volumes 3-4

Scotland - 1874
...Maclan of Glencoe, and that tribe, if they can well be distinguished from the rest of the hiÁhlanders, it will be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves." In order to procure from the king such savage and wholly needless proclamations (for, be it observed,...
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Picturesque Scottish Scenery from Original Drawings

William John Loftie - Scotland - 1875 - 500 pages
...Glencoe was to be extirpated ; they had been named in a proclamation made on the 16th January : — " As for Maclan of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished from the rest of the Highlanders, it will be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that...
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The annals of England: an epitome of English history [by W.E. Flaherty ...

W. E. Flaherty - Great Britain - 1876 - 643 pages
...by supposing that he signed it without perusing it. It runs thus : — "WILLIAM R.— As for Mac Ian of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished from the rest of the Highlanders, it will be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that...
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The History of England: From the Landing of Caesar to the Reign of ..., Volume 2

Emily Cooper - Great Britain - 1877
...Maclan of Glencoe and his tribe could be well distinguished from the other Highlanders, ' it would be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves.' The fact that Maclan had taken his oath of allegiance was concealed from the king. Armed with this...
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