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Story about the MacQueen brothers at Talamh-sgeir, c1862

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW112/14

Scope and Contents

Story probably collected from Kenneth Morrison, Trien/Trithean, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye about two MacQueen brothers at Talamh-sgeir [Talaisgeir/Talisker]. One of them had a colt, which the other one wanted to buy for twenty pounds Scots. The brother refused but said he would take a pound sterling for it which was worth more than twenty pounds Scots. Following the story is a list of monetary values, which is incomplete, but includes 'Plang = 1 3/4 d' and 'Bonn a h-oc = 1/8 of ½d'.

Dates

  • c1862

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 183 folios ; 20 x 23.8cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 83r, line 3 to folio 83r, line 14

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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