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Board of Trade (1786-:)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 1864 to

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, noted as being 'Bought at St Columb, Cornwall, 30 Nov[ember] 1864 pr[ice] 2/3'. The back inside cover contains a note probably collected as part of excise duties which reads 'Rod[erick] MacPhie Mast of boat 21.8 [-] 1.2½ [-]'. The notebook contains one insertion. The majority of the notebook contains lore relating to Miùlaigh/Mingulay mostly collected from Roderick MacNeil, crofter, aged 88, known as Ruairidh an Rùma. Roderick MacNeil also...
Dates: 1864 to

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from [William Burgess], 11 July 1917

Identifier: Coll-14/9/23/6
Scope and Contents

Burgess states that if Ewart's article on the saving of child life were condensed into a tract and made comprehensible to ordinary people, it would be invaluable. He has a small dairy and sells milk to his neighbours, so he will ask the district nurse to keep a watch on new babies. He offers to submit a draft of a condensed version of the article for Ewart's approval, and believes the Board of Trade would print and circulate it.

Author's signature is unclear.

Dates: 11 July 1917

Story relating to the shipwreck of the vessel 'Harmony', 1867

Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/76
Scope and Contents Story relating to the shipwreck of the vessel 'Harmony', possibly collected from Roderick MacLellan, receiver of wrecks, Barraigh/Isle of Barra. The story is fragmented but appears to dispute an account put forward by Capt Grey [Captain Thomas Gray] about local people looting the wreck and opinions such as 'The inhabiti[ants] of Lewis like those of other islands immoral' [Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis]. A quote from 'Charles O' Malley, The Irish Dragoon' which precedes a tale about the wreck...
Dates: 1867

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