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Fragment of a story about MacLaine of Lochbuie capsizing, August 1886

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/46

Scope and Contents

Fragment of a story about MacLaine of Lochbuie capsizing. The story mentions that MacLean of Coll, MacLaine of Lochbuie and Saxon were out shooting on a Sunday and that [they all got into a boat] which capsized. On being rescued his man said to him, 'Fad bha [th]u os mo chionn san t saoghal cha bhi [th]u os mo chionn san a shaoghal thall.' An aside notes that 'On Mull side of Ulva Sound [there are] columns like Staffa.' [Am Muile/Isle of Mull, Caolas Ulbha/Sound of Ulva] The handwriting here is of poor legibility.


  • Creation: 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 9r, line 14 to folio 9v, line 3

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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