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Note about biers, 27 September 1883

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/159

Scope and Contents

Note probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra GhĂ idheal/Argyllshire, that biers 'carbads' were also broken at Port na Crois [Portnacroish, Earra GhĂ idheal/Argyllshire] to prevent witches using them in carrying away bodies. The broken carbad is thrown in the stream.

Dates

  • 27 September 1883

Language of Materials

English,Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 1 notebook ; 17.5 x 10.8 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 44r, line 9 to folio 44r, line 13

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW120/95 and Coll-97/CW120/101

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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