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Story about 'Ban Donullach' begging, 29 August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/78

Scope and Contents

Story probably collected from Donald MacColl, [foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] about 'Ban Donullach' who went begging with the young Domhnall nan Òrd [Donald Stewart], then in exile and in disguise, for a year. After she had unsuccessfully tried to pretend to a shoemaker with whom she was lodging that Donald was her son, he gave the boy a free pair of shoes.


  • Creation: 29 August 1883

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 1 notebook ; 17.5 x 10.8 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 23v, line 17 to folio 24r, line 10

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Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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