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Salton, Extract Attorney from Books of Coun- ■• Letter from Mrs. Mimgo Carnegie married Janet, second daughter of "William Dick of Grange, and Elizabeth Leslie of Newton, his spouse, by whom he had two daughters : — 1. Black of Haddo ; and 2, Janet, who died unmarried.^ Mr. His testament was confirmed on that date, and an eike was made thereto by Janet Dick, his relict and executrix, on 1 6th March 1711. Andrew Carnegie, who is mentioned in the will of his brother, Mr. It sets forth that, in prosecution of its object, he was obliged frequently to convene the heritors and fencible men wit Mn the county of Kincardine, for the purpose of opposing the Highland rebels ; that, when none of the heri- tors would concur, he himself assembled 400 countrymen, and marched to Cutties-hillock ia the Highlands, and dispersed the rebels who were there assembled and were pkmdering and robbing the country; that, ia their resentment for this service done to the Government, these rebels afterwards l;(rought down then- whole army, which numbered more than 3000 men, and, encamping at Pittarrow House, plundered it, destroyed Sir David's corn, wasted his lands, and robbed liis tenants, doing damage to the extent of £442, Ss.
Eobert Carnegie, the elder son of the Dean, who was a doctor of physic, executed a testamentary deed at Westminster on the 25th of August 1717, by which he left the principal part of Ms personal estate to Dr. eil and Session, 20th Sejitember 1718, at Original Letter at Salton. Mungo Carnegie of Birkhill, Sir David Carnegie of Pittarrow, and the Viscount of Stormonth, were summoned, as nearest of kin on the father's side to James fifth Earl of Southesk, to concur in making up inventories of the Earl's estates, etc.^ Mr. The commission bears, that Sir David had formerly been commissioned to con- vene the heritors of the county ia order to provide against this threatened A petition, which he soon after presented to the Earl of Melville, shows that this commission had put Sir David to great trouble and expense.
Anne Brooks to her 248 SIR ALEXANDER CARNEGIE, FIRST OF PITTARROW, 1639-1682. Robert Carnegie writes, — ' Our uncle, ^ Original Letter, ibid. The will narrates that, on 1st October 1676, Sir David Carnegie granted a bond for 1000 merks to Catherine Carnegie, his sister ; and failing her, by decease before her father and mother, to Mr. James Carnegie, dated 14:th June 1-677, as then alive. sterling, as we learn from the Act of Privy Council, dated 10th February 1691.^ For these losses Sir David Carnegie was never fully remunerated. 929,2 C215f V.2 1358159 GENEALOGY COL-LECTION J 3 1833 01208 5038 CONTENTS OF THE SECOND VOLUME. The Caenegies of Pittarrow, previous to their becoming the Heirs-Male of Southesk, . Alexander Carnegie mentions that Eobert's mother predeceased him, and that James, his brother, was drowned before he covild hear of Eobert's death.^ Eobert and James Carnegie both died without lawful children, as is evident from the fact that their uncle, ]\Ir. Mungo Carnegie became an advocate at the Scottish bar, and was ap- pointed Sheriff-clerk of Haddingtonshire. Frind, — I am so indisposed I could not come to Drumlithie, and hope my man will come so timously to thee as to prevent thy trouble of comeing from home. Keith, and of him 'as nearest of blood.' ^ In another letter, dated London, 14th July 1723, Mr. Mungo Carnegie, lately student of law at Leyden, granted a tlischarge to his brothers. Charles Carnegie, minister at Farnwell, for their transmissions of the allowance made to him by the late Earl of Southesk.^ Mr. ^ Original Summons at Kinnaird, and 2 Copy Petition and extract Act at Kin- printed Minutes of Evidence in Southesk naird. It merely refers to some passing business connected with the coimty of Kincardine, in which Sir David and Eobert Barclay were heritors ; but it is here given as a specimen of the epistolary style of that celebrated writer : — Urt, the 17th of January 1689. out of brotherly love, and pure donation, to give to his brothers and sisters a fourth part of the heritable estate of James, which belonged exclusively to Sir Uavid as his heir of conquest.^ ? He was born about the year 1643, as appears from one of his letters to his grandnephew, Andrew Fletcher of Milton, dated London, 16th February 1723, in which he mentions his approval of the purchase of an annuity for himself and his wife, who, he says, ' is now near threescore years of age, mine fourscore or thereabouts.' In another letter of the same date, addressed to his niece, Margaret Carnegie, Lady Salton, he refers to his ' brother Keith,' meaning his brother in-law, Captain Walter Keith, who married Janet Carnegie, Alex - ander's sister. William present Earl, 241 241 275 292 295 304 304 327 841 341 359 365 878 395 897 419 424 Pedigrees of other Branches, viz., — VI. Sir David agreed that his father should have the horse, his sister Catherine the sheep, and his mother the nightgowns and watch of his deceased brother. 246 SIR ALEXANDER CARNEGIE, FIRST OF PITTARROVV, 1639-1682. Alexander Carnegie, who became an accountant in London.