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Story about the Saidearan Dugha on Barraigh/Isle of Barra, September 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/167

Scope and Contents

Story about the Saidearan Dugha [Saighdearan Dubha, Jacobite soldiers] on Barraigh/Isle of Barra in which they were pursuing young men who had fled Àird Ghrèin and hidden in a cave. They met an old man and told him they would spare his life if he showed them where the young men were. In self-preservation he showed them and they killed them by setting fire to the cave.


  • September 1872

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 72 folios ; 12.7 x 20 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 65r, line 17 to folio 65v, line 8

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Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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