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Song entitled 'A Bhreacag Shuarach' and accompanying vocabulary note, 22 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/27

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'A Bhreacag Shuarach' probably collected from Mary MacDonald, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay beginning 'San a rair nach d fhuair n cadal, Gur trom eir sud lamh san leaba'. The song is composed of forty-four lines. The text contains amendments and has been scored through in ink. Written transversely across the text in ink is 'Trans[cribed] June 16 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'. A vocabulary note reads, 'Sùgan braoide = Horse collar'.


  • Creation: 22 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 64 folios ; 17 x 20.3 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 15v, line 11 to folio 16v, line 11

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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