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Custom for repelling the neas [stoat] from calves, 7 August 1886

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/11

Scope and Contents

Custom probably collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, for repelling the neas [stoat] from calves stating that as stoats hate the smell of burning, people burn the tail and leg of a new calf or old leather.


  • Creation: 7 August 1886

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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 39 folios ; 13 x 19.7 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 4r, line 20 to folio 4v, line 3

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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