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Note about a smack built by Ranald MacDonald, 8 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/20

Scope and Contents

Note about a smack built by Ranald MacDonald, [sheep farmer, Tarasaigh/Taransay], who had never built a boat before, describing it as a 'Fine decked finely finish[ed] as if by a thorough carp[enter].'


  • Creation: 8 July 1870

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 64 folios ; 19.5 x 23 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 5v, line 14 to folio 5v, line 18

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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