MacDonald, Donald, 1862-
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing an essay entitled 'Bards and Bardism of the Highlands'; some notes on archaeology in Barra [Barraigh], Vatersay [Bhatarsaigh] and Sandray [Sanndraigh]; Fenian songs and poems; songs and poems relating to the MacDonalds; and a story entitled 'Prince Charlie's Pipe' mostly collected from South Uist [Uibhist a Deas] and Benbecula [Beinn na Faoghla].
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Mararan do Thirmaid mac mhic ic Aileain' [Marbhrann do Thormaid]', beginning 'Fhuaras neac an dè', collected from Donald MacDonald, age 6, Sniseabhal/Snishival, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist. Tormod, for whom the lament was written, was a young nobleman who died of yellow fever while in France. Text has been scored through as if to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 7 April 1869