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Song entitled 'Oran Alastair ic Colla' and accompanying note, 19 October 1870

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/116

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Oran Alastair ic Colla', collected from Seonaid Churrai [Janet Currie], aged 70 years, Staonebrig [Staoinebrig/Stoneybridge, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Hile inn o ho, a, huill o ro han, Hilleirin ho, Mul[adach] Mul[adach] tha mi, Dire[adh] na bein[ne] sga tearnad[h]'. The song is composed of forty-two lines. The accompanying note reads 'Aoine is a for[tunate] day many per[sons] will not do anything on Friday - cut not peats corn or lift pot[atoes]'. The text has been scored through in ink and written transversely across the first page of text is 'Transcribed into No 3 Book page 94 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael].'

Dates

  • 19 October 1870

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 64 folios ; 19.5 x 23 cm