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Story about Lord Macdonald's heir and the MacLeans of Bororay, 10 July 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/56

Scope and Contents

Story about Lord Macdonald's heir and the MacLeans of Bororay [Boraraigh/Boreray] that the MacLeans looked after the heir from when he was born until he was seven years old, when he was returned home 'with a fold of cattle 12 milk cows and a bull' for which MacLean of Boreray got a new lease 'of 3 nineteen y[ea]rs'. The story tells how MacDonald reminded MacLean that he had to find a fold of cattle, MacLean reminded him that he had nineteen years of a lease to run, whereupon MacDonald cursed the law.

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 14v, line 16 to folio 14v, line 24

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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