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Topographical Notes by W.J. Watson, late 19th-early 20th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW9

Scope and Contents

Notebook and inserts containing topographical notes by W.J. Watson. Contains place-names and topographical notes from a number of publications including The Book of Clanranald edited by Alexander MacBain (Inverness, 1893) and The Book of Deer Alexander MacBain (Inverness, c. 1890). Also numerous lists of place names supplied by various informants, transcriptions of 4 charms and a copy of Rental of Forfeited Estate of the Late Earl of Seaforth (1718).

Inserts within the notebook include three folios of place-name information in the hand of Alexander Carmichael.

Dates

  • late 19th-early 20th century

Language of Materials

English, Gaelic, Latin

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

1 Notebook ; 330mm x 200mm

Physical Location

CW9

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm: Mic.Dup.1122/4

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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