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AND PART OF THE
TO WHICH ARE ADDED,
OF THE COUNTRY ROUND MOFFAT,
ANALYSIS OF ITS MINERAL WATERS.
BY T. GARNETT, M. D.
PHILOSOPHY AND CHEMISTRY IN THE ROYAL
INSTITUTION OF GREAT BRITAIN.
A NEW EDITION.
ILLUSTRATED BY A MAP,
the spot by W. H. Watts, Miniature and Landscape Painter,
who accompanied the Author in his Tour.
IN TWO VOLUMES.
THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY
ASTOR, LENOX AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS 1015
deasley, Priolet, Bos. Court, Fleet Street, Londo...
It will, perhaps, appear highly presuming in me, to intrude on the world another Tour through the Highlands, after the number that have been already published. But though we have several well-written journals, I know of none whose object is so extensive as mine, excepting the excellent Tour by Mr. Pennant, a work which will always be read with interest, and remain a monument of the talents and industry of its author. I took the journal of this eminent writer with me, and compared his description with the objects themselves, which, as far as they went, were remarkably accurate ; but I soon found that considerable employment was left for a gleaner.
These volumes contain a description of the country, manners and customs of the inhabitants, natural curiosities, antiquities, mineralogy, botany, natural advantages, proposed :improvements, and an account of the state of manufactures, agriculture, fisheries, and political economy, with local history and biography. My object has been to give as perfect an account