Campbell (of Argyll)
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about the Duke of Argyll and Dailness Royal Forest [Royal Forest of Dalness, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], of which the duke was forester. Coll MacDonald, writer to the signet in Edinburgh, was allowed to fill the forest with sheep.
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about the Duke of Argyll and hospitality he had received from two MacColl brothers. One was unwelcoming while the other was hospitable and killed a cow [for eating]. To this one the duke gave the titles to Corra Bheinn and Glasdruim [Glasdrum, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], one for mutton and the other for grazing. At Airds his dogs were not well cared for and fled during the night and he remarked...
Scope and Contents Story collected on Tarasaigh/Taransay about the sons of the Duke of Argyll's and MacLeod of MacLeod's eldest sons. The story tells how the two sons were together at the Royal High School Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann] or Edinburgh University and the Duke's son was being bullied by a sizable 'gille galda' [gille Gallda or Lowlander]. MacLeod's son stepped in to help the Duke's son but between the two of them they beat the gille Gallda so badly that he died from his injuries. The two fled to Dunvegan...
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Burns' collected from Angus Macniven, tailor, Cill Taigh an Uillt [Kirkton, Taynuilt, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Much of the text is illegible owing to smudged pencil marks but of the text that can be distinguished this item would appear to involve a Campbell fleeing from the country after a number of murders. It has not been possible to make out the text which relates to Robert Burns.