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Story about seals killed in Skye, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/200

Scope and Contents

Story about seals killed in An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye which reads 'Seal killed at Portree [Port Rìgh] blue like Hooded seal. Anoth[er] Skye man had a spliucan + he saw the seal had been Killed on an Afri[can] river.' Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • 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 40r, line 5 to folio 40r, line 9

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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