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  race, having established himself in business in
  Glasgow, and made a good connection with the
  West Indies, not only enabling him to place
  his family on a high footing, but also to benefit
  in no small degree struggling Northerners,
  who through his influence obtained excellent
  positions in the West Indies and the Plantations.
  Mr. Macbean married Ann Smith, and had a
  family of ten, of whom I need only refer to
  William, the sixth, and Duncan, the seventh sons.
  For nearly fifty "years Mr. Ludovic Macbean
  may be said to
  have been at
  the head of
  and all High-
  land move-
  ments in Glas-
  gow. In his
  factor's ac-
  counts, there
  are several
  charges for
  supplying 'tar-
  tan for Ludo-
  vic' when a
  child. He
  died, greatly
  lamented, and
  was succeeded
  by his son,
  Vi.— William
  Macbean, 6th
  of his family,
  as before men-
  tioned. This
  William did
  not long sur-
  vive, d\-ing un-
  married at
  Tomatin on the
  9th June, 182-2.
  Mr. Macbean
  lived a good
  deal in the
  North, and
  seems to have
  farmed the
  lands of Bal-
  phadrick, near
  Inverness. He was succeeded by his brother,
  VII. — Duncan Macbean. This Duncan, like
  his father, was extensively engaged in business
  in Glasgow and the West Indies, and main-
  tained, if indeed he did not surpass the useful
  position occupied by his father.
  Duncan married Jean Moore, 7th November,
  1814, and had a family of thirteen.
  In this Mr. Macbean's time, Celtic feeUng,
  which has now arrived at such a great pitch.
  began to assert itself in Glasgow, and Mr.
  Macbean was at its head. I have been so
  much struck with the stalwartness of Glasgow
  Celts at the 15th anniversary of a festive
  gathering held on 17th March, 1851, with Mr.
  Macbean as croupier, that I cannot resist
  making one or two quotations from the toast
  list. The number of toasts was actually 28.
  No. 1-4 — "Tir nam beann, nan gleann, 's nam
  No. 18— "Cridhe eutrom, agus sporan trom."
  No. 28— "Am
  fear uach treig
  a chompan-
  ach." It may
  be doubted
  whether such a
  list in these
  days, if gone
  through as sys-
  tematically as
  was wont to be
  done, would not
  have the effect
  of placing every
  one under the
  table. I select
  the above three,
  and draw atten-
  tion to the
  change that
  has taken place
  in the first, and
  should be glad
  to know when
  the alteration
  to the present
  form first
  occurred. The
  Bank was foun-
  ded iu 1838,
  and the words
  on it, "Nan
  Gaisgeach , "
  instead of
  '■ Nam breac-
  are now
  uni ver sally
  used. Duncan was succeeded by his eldest
  son and third child,
  VIII. — Ludovic jMacbean, who succeeded his
  father on 11th May, 1854, and died unmarried,
  10th January, 1862, being succeeded by his
  IX. — William Macbean, 11th of his father's
  family, who became a colonel in the army and
  married, but died without issue, 3rd August,
  1879, when he was succeeded by the present

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