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Sir Robert Gordon, Bart

Sir Robert Gordon, Bart

Date Added: 24 April 2008 Year Range: 1800 - 1850 Institution Name: dnhhl Cat No: | 2006_346 | Picture No: 2562

Monchrome photocopy of a drawing of Sir Robert Gordon, Bart the historian of Sutherland, who wrote 'The Earldom of Sutherland 1630'. Document contains a short quotation from this book about what is now the Royal Dornoch Golf Club: "About this toun (along the sea coast) ther are the fairest and lairgest Linkes (or green feilds) of any pairt of Scotland, fitt for Archery, Goffing, Ryding, and all other exercise; they doe surpasse the feilds of Montrose or St, Andrews." Second image shows quotation in context.

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