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Story about Mrs Alexander MacPherson, daughter of the baillie of Fearnoch, 1884

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/253
Scope and Contents Story about Mrs Alexander MacPherson, daughter of the baillie of [Fearnoch, Earra GhĂ idheal/Argyllshire], who because she was poor had to marry MacPherson, a 'well to do resp[ectable] farmer'. Shortly after they were married she dressed for church in a silk gown and he was in a 'deise chlo and kilt'. She asked if he was ready but he groaned and lay down. On asking what was the matter he said that their dress materials were not alike so she changed into a 'plain homespun dress' and 'no eye ever...