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Story about a charm for healing, July 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/9

Scope and Contents

Story about a charm for healing collected from Kate MacPhail née Ross, from Bishop Kinkell [Ceann a' Choille, Siorramachd Ros agus Cromba/Ross and Cromarty]. Kate's brother had a barley awn in his eye and went to Donald MacKinnon in Arcan, Urray who put an awn in his mouth and in doing so healed her brother. There is an address for a [-] Fraser, esquire in Strathpeffer attached to the story. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: July 1909

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 39 folios ; 20.2 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 2r, line 4 to folio 2r, line 17

Related Materials

Carmichael, Alexander, Carmina Gadelica, vol. IV (Edinburgh, 1941), p. 232

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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