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List of proverbs, c1873

Identifier: Coll-97/CW105/17

Scope and Contents

List of proverbs written in ink and annotated in pencil. A note on folio 82v pertains to this substantial list and reads 'All the preceding sent to Sheriff Nicolson Kirkcudbright 2 Sept[ember] 1873 A[lexander]. A[rchibald]. C[armichael].'. Two notes appear on folio 91v and 92r written in pencil, in the opposite direction to the rest of the text, unconnected with the proverbs. They are as follows: ' [-] Bhothigh = Banks fishing bank' and 'Miss Rose - Robert Armstrong Photo[grapher] 63 Princes St Edin[bur]g[h]'.


  • Creation: c1873

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 92 folios ; 20.1 x 16.4 cm

Physical Location

folio 92v, line 1 to folio 84r, line 13


Nicolson, Alexander (ed). A Collection of Gaelic Proverbs and Familiar Phrases (Edinburgh, 1882)

Repository Details

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