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Story entitled 'Duke of Tarentum', 6 April 1877

Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/43

Scope and Contents

Story entitled 'Duke of Tarentum' collected from Donald Macintire [MacIntyre], also known as Donul mac Neill, age 84, Howbeag, South Uist [Tobha Beag/Howbeg, Uibhist a Deas] about the visit by the Marshal MacDonald, Duke of Tarentum 'about 45 [0 scored out and replaced with 5] years ago'. The story tells of the Duke's father's recollections of the Howbeg and also of how he gave money to some relatives and took 'a stocking of earth' from Tota na Bracha [Tobhta na Bracha, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist].


  • 6 April 1877

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 62 folios ; 23.5 x 19.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 13v, line 19 to folio 14r, line 10

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW107/47, Coll-97/CW126f/19 and Coll-97/CW126f/19 - notes on the family of the Duke of Tarentum in Uibhist a Deas/South Uist.


Hache, Jean-Didier and StiĆ¹bhart, Domhnall Uilleam,'The French MacDonald:The 1825 Travel Diary of Jacques Etienne Joseph Alexandre Macdonald' (Isle of Lewis, 2007).

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