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Details of SP 36/87/3/28
Reference: SP 36/87/3/28
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Documents in the case of Roderick McCulloch [MacCulloch] of Glastulich, [Jacobite] prisoner in London indicted for High Treason. Filed with:

Folio 28. Attestation of Joseph Munro Modr [Moderator?] and Don [Donald] Fraser, conveying a request for clemency towards McCulloch from the Provincial Synod of Ross [Ross-shire], referring to his protection he offered local people during the rebellion and efforts to dissuade them from joining it. Dated at Tain [Ross-shire].

Folios 29-30. Affidavit of clergy and gentlemen of the Ross-shire, referring to McCulloch's moderate conduct during the rebel occupation, and his remorse at his 'fatal error' in joining them. Signed by: David Ross of Inverchasly, Ross-shire; Gustavus Munro of Culrain, Ross-shire; Hugh Munro of Teaninich, Ross-shire; Arthur Ross of Priesthill, Ross-shire; Duncan Ross of Kindeace, Ross-shire; David MacCulloch of Mulderg, Ross-shire; Simon Ross of Aldie, Ross-shire; Robert Ross of?Actmodsich, Ross-shire; James Ross of Culles, Ross-shire; John Munro of Milntown [?Castle], Ross-shire; Alexander Munro of Kiltearn, Ross-shire; David Ross of Invercharron, Ross-shire; Alexander Ross of Easter Fearn, Ross-shire; Alexander Ross of Westfield, sheriff clerk of Ross-shire; John Brown, factor to Sir Harry Monro of Fowlis; Hugh Ross of Tain, bailie; Donald Munro, Tain, baillie; John Reid, Tain, baillie; David Ross, Tain, commissar clerk; John Urquhart of Mount Eagle, Ross-shire; David Ross younger, Priesthill. Dated 10 September 1746 at Tain.

Folios 31-32. Affidavit of the clergy and gentlemen of the shire of Sutherland, referring to McCulloch's efforts to prevent 'devastation and plunder' during the rebel occupation. Signed by: William Munro of Achany, Sutherland; Andrew Sutherland of Breagrudy, Sutherland; John Sutherland of Rearquhar, Sutherland; David Sutherland of?Cambusaine, Sutherland, militia captain; Hugh Gordon of Carrol, Sutherland; John Cluness of Neilstown, Sutherland; Hugh Macdonald of Floors, sheriff clerk of Sutherland; Andrew MacCulloch of Castleyeards, ballie of Dornoch, Sutherland; Patrick Dunbar, Northfield, dean of guild of Dornoch; John Peterkin, postmaster, Dornoch; Robert Gray, factor to Earl of Sutherland, militia captain; Robert Gray. lieutenant; Duncan?Mathecoson, ensign; Alexander McPherson, ensign; Francis Robertson, minister, Clyne [Sutherland]; William Ross, minister, Leath; Robert Kirk, minister, Dornoch; James Smith, Caiech [Sutherland]; John Munro, minister, Rogart [Sutherland]. Dated 11 & 12 September 1746.

Folios 33-34. Affidavit of 15 clergy and gentlemen of the shire of Sutherland, referring to McCulloch's efforts to prevent 'devastation and plunder' during the rebel occupation. Signed: Hugh Gordon of Caroll [Carrol]; William Munro of Achanid, Sutherland; Andrew Sutherland of Breagrudie, Sutherland; John Sutherland of Riarquhar [Rearquhar], Sutherland; James Sutherland, younger, Riarquhar; James Sutherland of Evilicks, Sutherland; David Sutherland of Cambusavie, Sutherland; John Clunes, Neiltown, militia captain; Andrew McCulloch, Dornoch, ballie; Robert Gray, factor to Earl of Sutherland, militia captain; Patrick Gray, lieutenant; John Clunes the younger, Neilstown, ensign; Alexander McPherson, ensign; Francis Robertson, minister, Clyne; William Ross, minister, Loth [Sutherland]; Robert Kirk, minister, Dornoch; James Smith, minister, Creich; John Munro, minister, Rogart; Dated at Dornoch, on 24 September 1746.

Folios 35-36. Declaration by the Earl of Moray and 8 other gentlemen of Fifeshire, noting the 'civility and humanity' of his conduct. Signed and sealed: Earl of Morray; William Wemyss of Cutlehill, Fife; Robert Moubray of Cockerny; Henry Wellwood of Garvock, Fife; John Cant of Grange, Fife; Sir James Wemyss, of Bogie; Sir Robert Henderson of Fordell, Fife; David Black of Hill, Fife; William Black of Mastertown, Fife. Dated at Dombristle, Aberdour, Otterstoun, Cockerny, Castle Cant, and Dumfermline, on 8 September 1746.

Folio 37. Certificate of Edmond Anderson, late of Colonel Lascelle's regiment, noting McCulloch's 'civility' while he was a prisoner at Perth [Perthshire]. Dated 9 September 1746.

Folio 39-40. Affidavits sworn by three clergymen of Dunkeld presbytery [Perthshire], recalling the protection offered them by McCulloch. Signed and sealed: Robert Robertsone, Kirkmichael [Perthshire]; Robert Anderson of Kinloch [Perthshire]; and Alexander MacCulloch, Clunie [Perthshire]. Dated 25 September 1746.

Date: 1746 Sept 11
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department: Folios 353-363
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description

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