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Dinner and Ball at Dunmaglass, 1858

Below is a transcript of a newspaper report that relates to the home of our clan chief in the late 1850s. Clan Chief Neil John Macgillivray visited Scotland from Canada and was welcomed to his estate at Dunmaglass with a lavish dinner and ball. The report provides some of the flavour of the event. The original newspaper report can be viewed in our Reading Room. If you discover news items, books or anything that might be of interest to other members, please send us a note or upload via the website for others to enjoy. Inverness Courier, November 11, 1858. p6 'Dinner and Ball at Dunmaglass' 'Neil John Macgillivray, Esq, of Glengarry, Canada West, who succeeded to the fine highland property of