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Story entitled 'Droch Shuil' about the evil eye, 17 September 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/131

Scope and Contents

Story entitled 'Droch Shuil' collected from William Macconnich [William MacKenzie], mason, An Anaid, Loch Tairbheartan [Annat, Loch Torridon] in which a mare collapses after a visitor from Corry buying oat seed from MacKenzie's father leaves. MacKenzie is sent after the man who returns and going around the mare reciting a charm brings it back to health and it gets up and keeps ploughing. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 17 September 1909

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Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 39 folios ; 20.2 x 16.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 33r, line 1 to folio 33v, line 1

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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