ISBN 10: 1-348-26784-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-348-26784-3
JUNE 1788—DECEMBER 1791-- (CONTINUED)
AMONG the gentlemen of Nithsdale by whom Burns had been kindly received, was Mr. M’Murdo, chamberlain to the Duke of Queensberry. This gentleman, with a fine young family, which included some blooming daughters, resided in the ducal mansion of Drumlanrig, a few miles from the poet’s farm; and he had there entertained our bard with the most distinguished kindness.