John Sutherland d.1789

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John SUTHERLAND, 13th laird of Forse, d.1789

Biographical Note

The second son of George Sutherland, 12th laird of Forse. He is recorded as serving as captain in Loudon's Highlanders regimentduring the Jacobite rising of 1745. He was described by a contemporary as having been 'a gentleman of very universal knowledge, who employed himself much in reading and epistolary correspondence'.


Used an engraved bookplate (Franks 28577): Sutherland, John, of Forss Esqr.

The extent and disposition of his library is not known.