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Article on the death of Donald Cameron, XXIII Chief of Clan Cameron
from The Scotsman
December 11, 1858


The Inverness Courier, in alluding to the death of Donald Cameron, Esq. of Lochiel, which took place at Hampden House, Missenden, Buckinghamshire, on the 4th inst., says: - "Mr Cameron succeeded his father in September 1832, entered the Grenadier Guards in 1814 and was present at the Battle of Waterloo.  He retired from the army in 1832.  For many years the deceased laboured under ill-health, and was unable to reside on his patrimonial estate in the Highlands.  He was born in 1796, and in 1832 was married to Lady Vere Hobart, Sister of the Earl of Buckinghamshire, by whom he had issue two sons and four daughters.  The eldest son, who also bears the name of Donald, was born: in 1835.  Lady Cameron survives to lament her irreparable loss."