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Story about Mr Auladh, 10 July 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/49

Scope and Contents

Story telling how Mrs MacDonald of Taransay's great grandfather died leaving one son. The child's mother being ill and unsure if she would put him into the care of Mr Auladh [Rev Aulay MacAulay] leaving him 'mile marag (mark)' for the son's education. MacAulay sent him to Stornoway [Steòrnabhagh/Stornoway, Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis] for three years and then taught him Latin himself, thus faithfully carrying out his duties.

Dates

  • 10 July 1870

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 64 folios ; 19.5 x 23 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 13r, line 16 to folio 13v, line 1

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW90/62 - a similar account.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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