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Description of a ghost, August 1883

Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/146

Scope and Contents

Description of a ghost 'cosan' seen by a woman at Leitir Ru'altain [Leitir Rubh Altain or Coille na Leitir/Letterwalton, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire], who had called on Cuiralainn [Curalan/St Cyril]. She describes the ghost as 'gu'n bhlagh gun bhoi[dhchead]...scropadh glan a chreuc'.


  • Creation: August 1883

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Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 1 notebook ; 17.5 x 10.8 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 42r, line 5 to folio 42r, line 12

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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