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Charm entitled 'Laoi Na Frithe', 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/20

Scope and Contents

Charm entitled 'Laoi Na Frithe' collected from Barabal MacPhie, Dremisdale, S[outh] Uist [Barbara MacPhie, Dreumasdal/Drimsdale, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Dia romhan's Dia am dheoghai'. The charm is 'to secure that for which a person is looking' and it is stated that 'a person can ascertain before hand whether or not he will get his wishes or what he is in search of'. The text of the charm has been scored through in pencil and additions have been made to the text in both pen and pencil.

Dates

  • 1883

Language of Materials

Gaelic,English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 41 folios ; 18 x 23 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 15r, line 8 to folio 15v, line 8

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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