From Lt. Colonel Ludovick Cameron, Lochiel Regiment
as I understand it, sum of the Regiment have deserted on the way betwixt Perth and this place, as McLachlane no doubt has informed you of. Wherefore as it is impossible for me to go your lenth, sends the bearere for the pay in terms of Laird of M'Lachlane lists as he had it from the officers in my absence, and whotomever receipt he gives you for ye pay, shall be akowledged by,
Sir, your most humble serv.,
(Signed) L. Cameron
P.S. I beg you will pleas order whot is wanting of shous, which is about ane hundred pair, for the men cannot do deuty without them.
I, John Cameron, paymaster to Collnel Cameron have received from Laurence Oliphant of Gask the sume of ninetie three pounds sixteen sh. ster. moy., as seven days pay of Collonel Ludovick Camerons Regiment from Monday the thirteenth december inclusive, till Monday the sixth of january 1746.
(Signed) John Cameron