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Story relating to the recording of a song, 11 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/77

Scope and Contents

Story telling how while he was recording a song from Christy MacLeod, Obbe, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris 'some peraboutes teazed this poor weak minded woman saying that I was ab[ou]t the Queen & that I would show her the song'. On finishing the song the weak-minded woman said, 'Chi sibh a nis a chagair an t oran mar a rinn mise do ghobhachan eir bealaobh na Banrigh.'


  • Creation: 11 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 19v, line 20 to folio 20r, line 1

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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