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Prayer beginning 'A Sp[ioraid] naomh is mo neart', 13 June 1901

Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/21

Scope and Contents

Prayer beginning 'A Sp[ioraid] naomh is mo neart' collected from Catriona Macniell [Catherine MacNeill], cottar, Breuvaig [Brèibhig/Brevig, Barraigh/Isle of Barra]. The prayer is set out in ten verses of four lines each. Adjacent to the first verse is written 'Copied' and the text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere. Catriona is described as 'all alone in a poor bothag.'


  • Creation: 13 June 1901

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Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 122 folios ; 16.5 cm x 21 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 8r, line 1 to folio 9r, line 13

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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