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CodeNA5122
Dates1728-1805
Person NameMcLagan; James (1728-1805); minister and Gaelic scholar
SurnameMcLagan
ForenamesJames
Epithetminister and Gaelic scholar
ActivityThe Rev James McLagan (1728-1805), minister, was born in Logierait, Perthshire, in 1728. He was the chaplain for the Black Watch, 1764-1781. McLagan was the minister for the Church of Scotland, Blair Atholl and Strowan, 1781-1805. He collected or transcribed 254 Gaelic manuscripts.
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