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Story and notes about snakes, June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/39

Scope and Contents

Story and notes about snakes collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/Islay, describing when and how the snake sheds its skin; how a man saw a snake jump twelve feet in the air after he had threatened it; that all the belly scales are used in travelling and that they will chase children but not adults. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates

  • 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 11r, line 1 to folio 11r, line 21

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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