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Notes and story about eagles, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/154

Scope and Contents

Notes and story about eagles including that a young eagle does not leave the nest until it can hunt for itself, that Calum Brocar got ten shillings for an eagle, that an eagle 'cuts rope like [a] knife' and that fishermen off Bhatairsteinn/Waterstein found an eagle 'with its two claws into a large Ugsa [coal-fish]. both dead.' Each line of text has been scored through horizontally.


  • Creation: June 1887

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 53 folios ; 17.2 x 10.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 31v, line 17 to folio 32r, line 8

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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