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Account of a trip to Ìle/ Islay entitled 'Iain Og Ile', 3 June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/4

Scope and Contents

Account of a trip to Ìle/ Islay entitled 'Iain Og Ile' in which Alexander Carmichael describes how he travelled there and his meeting with the Marquis of Lorne before the inauguration of the monument to Iain Òg Ìle [John Francis Campbell of Islay]. He notes the afterdinner speakers, describing his own speech as 'a bungled affair', and also describes Islay House, noting the gardener as Thomas Hill and his connections with the Campbells of Islay.

Dates

  • 3 June 1887

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 53 folios ; 17.2 x 10.5 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 1v, line 1 to folio 2v, line 3

Bibliography

Carmichael Watson Project Blog, Memorial to John Francis Campbell (2 June 1887), http://carmichaelwatson.blogspot.com/2009/09/memorial-to-john-francis-campbell-2.html (2009).

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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