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Song entitled 'Uistean mhic Illeaspa Chalum', 22 May 1869 and 16 June 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/30

Scope and Contents

Song entitled 'Uistean mhic Illeaspa Chalum' probably collected from Mary MacDonald, aged about 28 years, MiĆ¹ghlaigh/Mingulay beginning 'S Minig a thachra riut eir sheallach, Fraochan feirge eir a mhalai'. The song is composed of forty-one lines. The text contains some amendments and has been scored through in ink with 'B[ook] [-] P[age] [-] Trans[cribed] June 16 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]' written transversely across it.


  • 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 18r, line 6 to folio 19r, line 2

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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