Works by Neil Munro

How the Jeweller of Alnbury Was Duped In The Newcastle Courant, 20th June 1891

Hell's Glen In Black and White, 17th September 1892 pp.329

The Afton Moor Mystery (under the pseudonym of George Gaunt) In weekly instalments in Quips, 2nd November 1893 until 25th January 1894 Wanting instalment from 2nd November 1893. Also includes a paragraph from Quips of 26th October 1893 advertising "The Afton Moor Mystery" by Neil Munro to begin the following week.

The Lost Pibroch and Other Sheiling Stories Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1896 With this work was a letter from Neil Munro to William Canton. On flyleaf inkstamp "Foyle's Lending Library." On rear pastedown date label of E.M. Reading, 6 Grand Parade, Wembley Park.

The Lost Pibroch and Other Sheiling Stories 2nd edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1898 "The Lost Pibroch" and "Neil Munro" lettered in red. Inkstamp on front endpaper "1943 To the Services everywhere this book comes from the Citizens of Edinburgh with every good wish."

The Lost Pibroch and Other Sheiling Stories Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1925 With this work was a letter from Neil Munro to Edward A. Wilson.

The Lost Pibroch and Other Sheiling Stories - Jaunty Jock and Other Stories - Ayrshire Idylls Inverarary edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1935 Original dust jacket "Lost Pibroch - Jaunty Jock - Ayshire Idylls by Neil Munro" gold blocked on front board.

The Lost Pibroch and Other Sheiling Stories - Jaunty Jock and Other Stories - Ayshire Idylls Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, [n.d.]

The Lost Pibroch and Other Sheiling Stories - Jaunty Jock and Other Stories - Ayshire Idylls Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, [n.d.]

The Lost Pibroch and Other Sheiling Stories - Jaunty Jock and Other Stories - Ayrshire Idylls Inverarary edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, [n.d.]

John Splendid : the tale of a poor gentleman and the little wars of Lorn. Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1898 On the titlepage "John Splendid" and "Neil Munro" are lettered in red. Frontispiece is a half-coloured map entitled "Part of the Shire of Argile by Neill Bane in Kenmore." Signature "W.D. Cairney" on half titlepage.

John Splendid : the tale of a poor gentleman and the little wars of Lorn Uniform edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1924

John Splendid : the tale of a poor gentleman and the little wars of Lorn Uniform edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1929 Inscribed on the flyleaf "To the 'Flower' of the Heather. From Dorothy M. Campbell, Dorothy Blackhall, Cissie Morton, Betty McMillan, 4th October 1929."

John Splendid : the tale of a poor gentleman and the little wars of Lorn Uniform edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1931

John Splendid : the tale of a poor gentleman and the little wars of Lorn Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1935 Original dust jacket "John Splendid by Neil Munro" gold blocked on front board. On verso of the flyleaf is a map entitled "Part of the Shire of Argile by Neill Bane in Kenmore." On the flyleaf is the inscription "The Inveraray edition of the works of Neil Munro (9 volumes) presented by Senior Bible Class at St Andrew's Church, Juniper Green, to Rev George S. Gunn, March 1936."

John Splendid : the tale of a poor gentleman and the little wars of Lorn. Popular edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1936

John Splendid : the tale of a poor gentleman and the little wars of Lorn Popular edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1936

John Splendid : the tale of a poor gentleman and the little wars of Lorn Popular edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1936

Iain Áluinn : aithinnsinnt Gaedhlige a rinn Seán Tóibín ar "John Splendid" do scríobh Dr Neil Munro. Dara cur-amach (2nd edition) Baile Atha Cliath : Oifig Díolta Foilleseacháin Rialtais, 1936 Original dust jacket

John Splendid : the tale of a poor gentleman and the little wars of Lorn Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1948 On flyleaf "To Neil, wishing you a very Happy Birthday from Kate and Jessie 1 Sept. 1949."

John Splendid : the tale of a poor gentleman and the little wars of Lorn Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1948 Wanting flyleaf

John Splendid : the tale of a poor gentleman and the little wars of Lorn Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1955. Signature "M. Lennon" on flyleaf.

John Splendid : the tale of a poor gentleman and the little wars of Lorn Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1955 Signature "Roberta M. Macfarlane, The Shieling, Tarbert."

John Splendid : the tale of a poor gentleman and the little wars of Lorn : introduced by Brian D. Osborne. Edinburgh : B&W Publishing, 1994.

A Trio of Scots In The Outlook, March 19th, 1898 pp. 211-212

Views and Review : The Scots Brigade In The Outlook, April 2nd 1898 pp. 261-262

Views and Reviews : The Conversion of Scotland In The Outlook, June 11th, 1898 pp. 593-594

Mr Rudyard Kipling In Good Words, April, 1899 pp. 261-265

Gilian the Dreamer : his fancy his love and adventure Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1905 On half title page inscription, " To J. Middleton with the compts. of Neil Munro, March 1912." Bookplate of James Middleton on front pastedown. Photograph of Neil Munro added to front endpaper. Originally published London : Isbister, 1899.

Gilian the Dreamer : his fancy his love and adventure Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1905 On titlepage inscription "J. Erskine from S.G.H. Luce, 25 Feb. 1909"

Gilian the Dreamer : his fancy his love and adventure Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1935 Original dust jacket "Gilian the Dreamer by Neil Munro" gold blocked on front board.

Gilian the Dreamer : his fancy his love and adventure Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1935 "Gilian the Dreamer by Neil Munro" gold blocked on front board. On front pastedown bookplate "Bibl. Soc. Jes. St David's Dalkeith." On flyleaf "St Aloysius College Library."

Gilian the Dreamer : his fancy his love and adventure Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1949 On front pastedown and titlepage, insktamp, "Boroughmuir School Library"

Gilian the Dreamer : introduced by Douglas Gifford Edinburgh : B&W Publishing, 2000

Doom Castle : a romance Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1901 Title "Doom Castle" and "Neil Munro" lettered in red. Signature "Adam L. Sydney, 15 Randolph Crescent, Maida Vale, 2 June 04" on flyleaf. Signature "L.W. Sharp" on flyleaf.

Doom Castle : a romance Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1905 Signed on title page "J. Erskine from Sinclair G.H. Luce with every best wish, Inver? 25 Feb. 1909."

Doom Castle : a romance [Uniform edition?] Edinburgh : Blackwood, [1931?] The publishing history of this work which appears in the 1948 Inveraray edition show that there were 5 impressions of the Uniform edition of this work prior to 1931. There were two impressions in 1923, one in March and one in October. There were also impressions in 1925, 1928 and 1931 itself. There was also an impression of this edition in 1932. Bookseller's label "Jackson, Wylie & Co., Booksellers, Glasgow" on front pastedown. "Aug 17 '31" on title page in pencil.

Doom Castle : a romance Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1935 Original dust jacket "Doom Castle by Neil Munro" gold blocked on front board.

Doom Castle : a romance Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1935 "Doom Castle by Neil Munro" gold blocked on front board Bookplate on front pastedown "Bibl. Soc. Jes. St David's Dalkeith"

Doom Castle : a romance Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1941

Doom Castle : a romance Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1948 Signature on front flyleaf "N. Burgess, Campbeltown, 1973."

Doom Castle : a romance Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1948

Doom Castle : introduced by Brian D. Osborne Edinburgh : B&W Publishing, 1994.

The Shoes of Fortune Illustrated by A.S. Boyd. [Contains seven leaves of illustrations.] London : Isbister, 1901

The Shoes of Fortune Illustrated by A.S. Boyd. [Contains seven leaves of illustrations.] London : Isbister, 1901

The Shoes of Fortune Illustrated by A.S. Boyd. [Contains seven leaves of illustrations.] London : Isbister, 1901 Inscription on half title page "To R.E. Gosnell from his friend Neil Munro, Scotland, Xmas, 1902." Also on half title page "Bought by Major J.M. Mutter at the Victoria Book and Stationer's Store Govt. St. on Monday 29th Augt. 1910 for twenty five cents. J.M. Mutter." Inkstamp on front pastedown and bottom edge, "J.M. Mutter, Somenosdale, Somenos."

The Shoes of Fortune Popular edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1931 On front pastedown is a bookplate "Ex libris Edith Mary Hutchison", (the name handwritten). On the flyleaf is a signature "Edith Mary Hutchison, Christmas 1931."

The Shoes of Fortune Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1935. Original dust jacket "The Shoes of Fortune by Neil Munro" gold blocked on the front board.

The Shoes of Fortune Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1935 "The Shoes of Fortune by Neil Munro" gold blocked on the front board. On front pastedown bookplate (partially removed) "Bibl. Soc. Jes. St David's Dalkeith."

The Shoes of Fortune Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1936 On front pastedown and title page, bookseller's stamp, "John Hunter, Stationer and Tobacconist, 492, Dunbarton Road, Partick, Glasgow."

The Shoes of Fortune Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1949 Signature "David A. Smith" on front pastedown.

[Children of Tempest : a tale of the Outer Isles. Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1903] Muinntir Inis Anaithe : aith-innsinnt i nGaedhlig a rinn Séan Tóibín ar "Children of Tempest" do scríobh Neil Munro. Baile Atha Cliath : Oifig Díolta Foillseacháin Rialtais, 1933. Original dust jacket.

Children of Tempest : a tale of the Outer Isles. Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1935 Original dust jacket.. "Children of Tempest by Neil Munro" gold blocked on front board.

Children of Tempest : a tale of the Outer Isles Inverarary edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1949

Erchie, my Droll Friend Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1904 Signature "Neil Munro" on title page.

The Mother Lodge In MacIntyre, Peter Odd Incidents of Olden Times, or Ancient Records of Inveraray Glasgow : Aird and Coghill, 1904 pp. 79-82

The Clyde : River and Firth : painted by Mary Y. and J. Young Hunter and described by Neil Munro London : Adam and Charles Black, 1907.

The Daft Days Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1907

The Daft Days 2nd impression Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1907

The Daft Days Shilling edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1909 "Mrs MacLeod" in pencil on the flyleaf

The Daft Days Popular edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, [n.d.] The publishing history on the verso of the title page of the 1948 Inveraray edition of this work shows that eight impressions of the popular edition appeared, two in 1909, and subsequently in 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918, 1924 and 1933.

The Daft Days Popular edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, [n.d.] Pencilled date "25/2/41" on the flyleaf.

The Daft Days Shilling edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1915 Advertising material on the verso of the half title page notes that the shilling edition of "The Daft Days" is clothbound with a coloured wrapper, which latter this copy wants.

The Daft Days Popular edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1924 Inscribed on the flyleaf "From Ronnie to Jack, Xmas, 1930."

The Daft Days [Uniform edition] Edinburgh : Blackwood, [1931?] The publishing history of "The Daft Days" which appears on the verso of the title leaf in the 1948 Inveraray edition of the work shows that five impressions of this edition appeared in total, two in 1923, and again in 1925, 1928 and 1931.

On the front pastedown is a label "Bellahouston Public School, Session 1930-31 Class IIb Prize awarded to Louise Sarvent for General Excellence." Emblem of Bellahouston Academy? on front board.

The Daft Days Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1935 Original dust jacket "The Daft Days by Neil Munro" gold blocked on front board.

The Daft Days Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1948 Signature on front pastedown "Robert W. Archibald".

The Daft Days Inverarary edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1948

The Daft Days Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1953 Original dust jacket.

Macpherson : a comedy in three acts Performed in 1909 Photocopy of original typescript in the National Library of Scotland. Another copy in clean typescript also held, this prepared by Dr Margaret Renton.

Carlyle's Last Sitting to Whistler In The Odd Volume, 1909

From the Celestial Bookshop In The Odd Volume 1910 pp. 61-64

Ayrshire Idylls : illustrated by George Houston London : Adam and Charles Black, 1912 On front pastedown bookplate of Edinburgh Public Libraries On front pastedown bookseller's label "Thornton & Son, Booksellers, 11 The Broad, Oxford." On title page inkstamp "Edinburgh Libraries."

Fancy Farm Shilling edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1912 The first edition of "Fancy Farm" was published in 1910 by Blackwood.

Fancy Farm Shilling edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1912

Fancy Farm Popular edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, [n.d.] The publishing history of this work which appears in the Inveraray edition of 1949 states that the Popular edition had three impressions, the first in 1912, then 1917 and finally 1933. Signature "G. Samson" on flyleaf.

Fancy Farm Popular edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, [n.d.] Flyleaf wanting

Fancy Farm Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1935 Original wrapper "Fancy Farm by Neil Munro" gold blocked on front board.

Fancy Farm Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1935 "Fancy Farm by Neil Munro" gold blocked on front cover. Bookplate on front pastedown "Bibl. Soc. Jes. St David's Dalkeith"

Fancy Farm Inveraray edition London : Blackwood, 1949 This copy contained a letter dated 1981containing comments on Neil Munro's writings and personality. This letter is now held in the Neil Munro Archive.

Fancy Farm Inveraray edition Edinburgh : William Blackwood, 1949 Original dust jacket

Fancy Farm Inveraray edition Edinburgh : William Blackwood, 1949

In Highland Harbours with Para Handy SS Vital Spark Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1911.

The Duke at Home : an Inveraray impression Evening News May 1914 Obituary article on 9th Duke of Argyll.

Poem in Autograph Book of Mrs John Dewar Dated August 1914.

The New Road Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1914 Signature on title page "Neil Munro." Inscription on flyleaf "To Jean F. MacKellar from her Father, July 1914."

The New Road [Uniform edition] Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1923. The publishing history of this work which appears in the Inveraray edition of 1948 reveals that two impressions of the uniform edition in were issued in 1923, one in April and one in December. Signature on flyleaf "D. MacCorquodale."

The New Road Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1935. Original dust jacket. "The New Road by Neil Munro" gold blocked on front board. On the verso of the flyleaf is a map entitled "Part of Scotland showing the Journey of Aeneas MacMaster."

The New Road Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1937 "The New Road by Neil Munro" gold blocked on front board On the front pastedown is a map entitled "Part of Scotland showing the Journey of Aeneas MacMaster." Signature "Lt. D.Q.A. Bates R.N.V.R. Ardrishaig 9. '41."

The New Road Popular edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1939. Original dust jacket

The New Road Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1945

The New Road Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1948 Bookseller's label on front pastedown "Martin, Bookseller, Main Street, Campbeltown." Signature on flyleaf "N. Burgess, Campbeltown, 1973."

The New Road Inverarary edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1948 Signature on flyleaf "Joyce M. Wallace, Lochearnhead, July 1948."

The New Road Inveraray edition Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1948

The New Road 27th impression Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1969 Original dust jacket Inscribed on front pastedown " J.M. King."

The New Road : with an introduction by Brian D. Osborne Edinburgh : B&W Publishing, 1999 This edition originally published in 1994."

Accompanying narrative to Burns' Country Etchings by George Houston. 1915

Wotherspoon's Windfall In The Odd Volume 1915 pp.3-18

The Mansion House : Glasgow's greatest guest house : its purpose and its problems Glasgow : James Maclehose and Sons, 1916.

Neil Munro's Jimmy Swan Greenock : Seanachaidh Publishing, 1988 Originally published as "Jimmy Swan the Joy Traveller", Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1917.

Jaunty Jock and Other Stories Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1918 On front pastedown bookplate "Ex libris Edith May Hutchison."(the name handwritten) On flyleaf signature "Edith May Hutchison."

Jaunty Jock and Other Stories : with an introduction and notes by Ronnie Renton and Lesley Bratton Colonsay : House of Lochar, 1999

Introduction to the 51st Highland Division War Sketches by Fred. A. Farrell. Edinburgh : Jack, 1920 From the Internet Accessed 17th September 2000 by Brian D. Osborne and on 14th May 2001 by James Beaton.

The Handicap : how Glasgow College life is cramped Glasgow : Maclehose, Jackson and Co., 1921

Introduction In Scottish University Verses 1918-1923 : an anthology from the University Magazines of Scotland with...an introduction by Neil Munro [S.l.] : The Conference of Scottish University Councils, 1923 pp. vi-x Bookplate on front pastedown "Ex libris J.S. Boyle."

Sunday 9th August 1914 In Glasgow Ballad Club Ballads and Poems 4th Series Glasgow : The Club, 1924 pp. 184-185 This poem is also held by the Society Archive as "Evening Prayer of a People", as which it appeared, along with music by D.S. Kerr, in the Glasgow Evening News on the outbreak of World War II.

Introduction In Conrad, Joseph The Nigger of the Narcissus : a tale of the sea Memorial edition : collected works of Joseph Conrad Garden City N.Y. : Doubleday, Page and Company, 1925 pp. vii-xi

Appreciation In Drummond, W.H. Complete Poems : with an Introduction by Louis Frechette and an Appreciation by Neil Munro Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, 1926 pp.v-xx

Ballantrae In Atlantic Garland : being the Book of the Edinburgh University Women's Union 1926 Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [1926] pp.176-180

The History of The Royal Bank of Scotland Edinburgh : R.&R. Clark, 1928

Joseph Conrad In Encyclopaedia Britannica 14th edition London : Encyclopaedia Britannica Company, 1929

Greenock Photocopy of Manuscript Poem in N.M.'s hand signed and dated "Neil Munro, Dalry, 12 November 1930." Originally in the possession of Agnes Houston.

The Poetry of Neil Munro : with a preface by John Buchan Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1931 On flyleaf " To Dear Hunter with my love."

The Poetry of Neil Munro : with a preface by John Buchan Stevenage : Spa Books, 1987

Para Handy and Other Tales Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1931 Contents - The Vital Spark - In Highland Harbours with Para Handy - Hurricane Jack of the Vital Spark - Erchie, my Droll Friend - Jimmy Swan, the Joy Traveller. Signature on flyleaf "George MacDougall, 4 Auburn Terrace, Invergowrie."

Para Handy and Other Tales 2nd impression Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1933 On front pastedown label reading "George Heriot's School...Session 1936-37, Prize Awarded to William L. Wilson, Class 6A, 1st Latin, 1st German." Coat of Arms of George Heriot's School on front board.

Para Handy and Other Tales 3rd impression Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1937 Signature "R. MacGlashan" on flyleaf.

Para Handy and Other Tales 3rd impression Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1937 Wanting flyleaf.

Para Handy and Other Tales 6th impression Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1943

Para Handy and Other Tales 10th impression Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1947 Inscribed on flyleaf "To Uncle John, with all good wishes from all at Fernie Cottage, Christmas 1947."

Para Handy and Other Tales 11th impression Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1948

Para Handy and Other Tales 12th impression Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1951 Original dust jacket. Signed "J.M. King, Edinburgh 1958" on flyleaf.

Para Handy and Other Tales 12th impression Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1951

Para Handy and Other Tales 13th impression Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1980

Para Handy : the Collected Stories from "The Vital Spark", "In Highland Harbours with Para Handy" and "Hurrican Jack of the Vital Spark" : with eighteen previously uncollected stories : introduced and annotated by Brian D. Osborne and Ronald Armstrong. Revised edition Edinburgh : Birlinn, 1999 This edition first published 1997.

The Brave Days : a chronicle from the North : with an introduction by George Blake 2nd impression Edinburgh : Porpoise Press, 1931

The Brave Days : a chronicle from the North : with an introduction by George Blake 2nd impression Edinburgh : The Porpoise Press, 1931 Original dust jacket Dust jacket title "The Scotland I remember : a chronicle of brave days in the North : with an introduction by George Blake. - Toronto : McClelland and Stewart." Signature on flyleaf "Jeannette Edith Lupton, Toronto 1945"

The Looker-On : with an introduction by George Blake Edinburgh : The Porpoise Press, 1933 On flyleaf "To Robert and Maisie from Jean."

Para Handy Tales 2nd impression Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1958 Contents: The Vital Spark - In Highland Harbours with Para Handy - Hurricane Jack of the Vital Spark. First published Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1955.

Para Handy Tales 3rd impression Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1960. Original wrapper Signature " J.C.V. Haddow" on front pastedown.

Para Handy Tales London : Pan Books, 1969 Contents: The Vital Spark - In Highland Harbours with Para Handy - Hurricane Jack of the Vital Spark. Signature on half-title page "Jane Imrie, 20 Groathill Avenue, Edinburgh, EH4 2NE."

Erchie and Jimmy Swan : with a foreword by Brigadier Sir Bernard Fergusson Edinburgh : Blackwood, 1972 Original dust jacket.

Erchie and Jimmy Swan : with fifty nine previously uncollected stories : introduced and annotated by Brian D. Osborne and Ronald Armstrong. Edinburgh : Birlinn, 1993.

The Pirate Ship [Typescript] 2 copies.

The Search (2 copies in typescript transcribed from original m/s at the National Library of Scotland.)

The Building of Inveraray Letter to the Oban Times from N.M. to which is attached a contemporaneous account from the Glasgow Herald of the Masonic ceremony surrounding the laying of the foundation stone of the Town House of Inveraray in 1747.

Correspondence from Neil Munro:

29th September 1896 N.M. to William Canton (1845-1926), journalist, active in the Scottish Press 1876-1891. Letter was found in a copy of the first edition of the Lost Pibroch. Munro thanks Canton for a note to a mutual friend, John Reid about the Lost Pibroch a copy of which he sends with this letter to him. N.M. states that he is looking forward to a copy of Canton's book W.V. This refers to Canton's 1896 publication W.V. Her Book one of a series written for his daughter, Winifred Vida Canton (d.1901)

16th November 1896 N.M. to Lord Archibald Campbell (1846-1913), second son of the 8th Duke of Argyll. Discusses whether to place Elrigmore's sgian dubh in his belt or in his stocking, and the possibilities of Rob Roy MacGregor as a subject for a story.

17th April 1898 N.M. to Lord Archibald Campbell. Apologises for the delay in replying to Lord A., but N.M. has been on "a long and rather unpleasant" journey to Connemara. Thanks Lord A. for his notes which N.M. thinks will help the monograph publication of John Splendid. Agrees with Lord A's defence of the army as a suitable career for Highlanders, and dismisses anti-Army sentiment from Highlanders domiciled in the Central Belt. N.M states he has taken the same view as Lord A. in his journalism. Suggests enlistment as a good thing for the starving youths of Connemara.

17th May 1900 N.M. to Lord Archibald Campbell. States that his story, presumably Doom Castle won't clash with Lord A's because of the use of Dundarave. Looks forward to publication of Lord A's book. States he was at the Duke's funeral.

27th August 1915 N.M. to A.E. Lewis (Chamberlain of Argyll?) concerning repairs needed to the house he was leasing at Inveraray.

28th September 1915 N.M. to Rev Donald Davidson (1854-1929) Minister of Invergowrie (1901-1929). Mr Davidson's wife Lilian Munro was N.M.'s cousin. The letter thanks Mr Davidson for his condolences on the death of his son Captain Hugh Munro of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders on 22nd September 1915.

19th November 1917 N.M. to John Campbell, Dunoon, offering condolences on the death of Mr Campbell's wife.

6th November 1920 N.M. to William Blackwood on notepaper headed "Glasgow News". Returns papers to Blackwood, apologising for the delay in doing so. N.M. voices his dislike of Thomas Carlyle, stating that he finds his "philosophy, his style and his personality...alien."

1st July 1923 N.M. to William Blackwood. States that Gilian the Dreamer is a "moon-struck young idiot".

27th February 1924 N.M. to Rev Donald Davidson (1892-1970), son of Rev Donald Davidson Senior and Lilian Munro. Latterly Minister of St Andrew's Church, Edinburgh. Mentions Mr Davidson's attempt to gain a Chair at Aberdeen, but can offer no help because of the political stance of the Evening News. Offers an approach to Ramsay MacDonald, who N.M. describes as being "friendly disposed to him", through Tom Henderson, editor of the Scottish Education Journal. N.M. writes that he is resigning as Editor of the Evening News to become Literary Editor, which will give him more time to write fiction again. He also describes becoming a Director of the Evening News through various changes in ownership of the paper.

7th July 1924 N.M. to Rev Donald Davidson, who at that time was Minister of Campbeltown Lowland Charge, which he held from 1923-25. N.M. mentions the birth of a granddaughter. He also hopes that Mr Davidson will like Kintyre, and suggests to him that there is sufficient material in Campbeltown, "that variegated society", for a Barchester Chronicles type novel.

30th July 1930 N.M to Edward G. Wilson (1886-1970), American commercial artist and book illustrator, arranging to call upon Wilson, during the latter's visit to Glasgow.

12th June 1930 N.M. to William Blackwood, thanking him for a copy of D.A. MacKenzie's book Scotland the Ancient Kingdom. Writes that he enjoyed his recent visit to Loch Fyneside with his daughters, and encloses with the letter a copy of Lord Cockburn's Circuit Journeys for Blackwood.

14th July 1930 N.M. to Agnes Houston, daughter of the painter George Houston. N.M. states that he will be taking a short trip to New York.

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