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Charm entitled 'Sgucha feithe' and accompanying note, 17 September 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/135

Scope and Contents

Charm entitled 'Sgucha feithe' [Charm for Bursting Vein] collected from John Fraser, Balgay, Shieldeag, [Balgaidh/Balgy, Sìdeag/Shieldaig, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] crofter, age 69 beginning 'Chai[dh] C[riosda] air muin eich'. Carmichael describes John Fraser as a 'big man tall and handsome with a fine honest face - must have been powerful man in his day'. 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 34v, line 1 to folio 34v, line 13

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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