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MacDonald (of Balranald)

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Story about Lord Macdonald's heir and the MacLeans of Bororay, 10 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/56
Scope and Contents Story about Lord Macdonald's heir and the MacLeans of Bororay [Boraraigh/Boreray] that the MacLeans looked after the heir from when he was born until he was seven years old, when he was returned home 'with a fold of cattle 12 milk cows and a bull' for which MacLean of Boreray got a new lease 'of 3 nineteen y[ea]rs'. The story tells how MacDonald reminded MacLean that he had to find a fold of cattle, MacLean reminded him that he had nineteen years of a lease to run, whereupon MacDonald cursed...