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Custom about 'La nam Marbh', September 1872

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/142

Scope and Contents

Custom about 'La nam Marbh' [2 November] probably collected on Barraigh/Isle of Barra that people would take off their socks and shoes and take alms to the poor' as a propitiation to God for the souls in purgatory.' Carmichael notes that the custom is 'Not now bare footed.' Text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates

  • September 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 60r, line 1 to folio 60r, line 7

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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