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Story about Cailein Ruadh [Colin MacKenzie], Lewis, 1877

Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/67

Scope and Contents

Story about Cailein Ruadh, Leoghais [Colin MacKenzie, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis], who when he died had 100 of each sort of livestock and 100 casks of whisky which were consumed at his funeral, which lasted three days and three nights.


  • Creation: 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 19v, line 1 to folio 19v, line 5

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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