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Buchanan, Dugald, fl1860 (Tirefour | Lismore | Argyllshire)


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Story about the effect of typhus and debt on the Campbell and Macintire families on Lismore, August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/50
Scope and Contents Story collected from Christina Campbell or Macintyre about the family tragedy in 1864 when her brother Dugald and husband Duncan, both of Tirefour, Lismore [Lios Mòr], died of typhus within three weeks of each other. Christina states which members of the family caught typhus, which ones pulled through and which ones died. She also describes how weakened she was by the fever, only able to crawl around her house; the livestock and crops they had, which appear to have been taken away as a...
Dates: August 1883