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Note about Caisteal Bheagram and accompanying song, 27 March 1872

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/39

Scope and Contents

Note about Caisteal Bheagram [Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] describing its condition, position and composition. A fragment of a song is included beginning 'Thainic slauri dhu a nuas' and the title of another song [possibly the same song] 'Tha pairt an Eilean Bheagram dhiu', which Carmichael notes as being 'included in Carruther's edition of Boswells Tour'. He also notes that Clanranald seem to have lived in the castle before they went to Ormacleit [Ormaclete, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] '& some scions of the family afterwards'.

Dates

  • 27 March 1872

Language of Materials

English,Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 72 folios ; 12.7 x 20 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 16v, line 7 to folio 16v, line 28

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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