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Story about a cow concealing her calf, September 1885

Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/46

Scope and Contents

Story about a cow concealing her calf collected from Mr John MacDonald, Newton, N[orth] Uist [Port nan Long, Uibhist a Tuath] in which MacDonald suspects a cow of having calved while ferrying heifers from Toraghey, Sound of Harris [Torogaigh, Caolas na Hearadh]. He gets his men to search the island but none was found until MacDonald accidentally stumbled upon the calf himself. Additions have been made to the text in pencil.


  • September 1885

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Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 41 folios ; 18 x 23 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 28v, line 17 to folio 29r, line 9

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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