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Song toasting Dr Nicol, 25 December 1872

Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/120

Scope and Contents

Song toasting Dr Nicol, probably collected from Catherine MacIntosh, pauper, Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Thaining thug[ainn] [dh]an tir, Tra[gh]ai[dh] sinn uile a ghlain[n]e.' The song is composed of forty-two lines. Carmichael has mistakenly described the toast as a 'droch slaint' instead of a 'deoch-slàinte'.


  • 25 December 1872

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 117 folios ; 20 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 43v, line 13 to folio 44v, line 15

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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