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MacNiven, Duncan, 1804-1895 (Donnachadh Phadruig | schoolmaster | Airds | Taynuilt | Argyllshire)

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Fragment of a poem entitled 'Barraglas', 6 July 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/14
Scope and Contents Fragment of a poem entitled 'Barraglas' probably collected from Duncan MacNiven, retired schoolmaster, Airds, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, beginning 'Bean na sui[dhe] air an lar, Bra[th] eadar da chois'. The poem has one verse of four line and the second verse has two line and looks to be incomplete. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Story entitled 'Iain Lom', 6 July 1892

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/3
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Iain Lom' collected from Duncan MacNiven, 'old schoolmaster', Cnoc na h-Aird, Taigh an Uillt/Taynuilt, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire which tells how the wife of a Campbell of Glasaruith in Killmhich[eil] [Kilmichael Glassary, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] was being harrassed by a 'cruiner' [tax-collector] in her husband's absence. Having complained to her husband he lay in wait for the tax-collector and when the tax-collector harrassed his wife he stabbed him but then fled north....