Argyll

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Argyll

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Argyllshire,

former county, W central Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, Argyll was divided between the new Highland and Strathclyde regions in 1975, with most of the county becoming part of Strathclyde. In the local government reorganization of 1996, Strathclyde was dissolved; the portion of Argyll in that region became part of the council area of Argyll and Bute.
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She is, in that respect, modeled on the young Queen: like Victoria, who looked forward to escaping to Balmoral with her family, Mary is "very much overpowered by the weight of her honors, and looking forward with delight to the end of the season and a flight to Argyleshire with her husband and baby" (p.
Capital salmon, and trout almost as rich as salmon, from one of the lochs - prime mutton from Argyleshire, very small and sweet, and indeed ten times better than half the venison we see in London - veal not inferior - beef of the very first order - some excellent fowls in curry; every thing washed down by delicious old West India Madeira .
232) on the way to Argyleshire, which would not have been necessary had they used one of Wade's roads.