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Story about bird hunting, 23 May 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/32

Scope and Contents

Story collected from Ruary an Ruma [Roderick MacNeil], MiĆ¹ghlaigh/Mingulay, telling how he stood on a ledge and got '8 score & 14 [birds] [larg[e] & Din] & 300 eggs. 20 score & 12 score he stearadh one day.' He adds that the dog would help him by jumping up when the birds flew. 'He lost 18 dogs with the rocks.' The text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 23 May 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 20r, line 13 to folio 20r, line 17

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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