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Song beginning 'Bra bra blath, Ho bra bra bleth', 28 May 1869 and 17 June 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/61

Scope and Contents

Song collected from Duncan MacLellan, mason and crofter, Càrnan/Carnan, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist beginning 'Bra bra bleth, Ho ha bra bleth, Beil a chailleach a bhra'. The song is composed of twenty lines and has a number of annotations and amendments in pencil and ticks in ink marked against specific words/lines. 'Text has been scored through in ink and written transversely across it is 'B[ook] 3 P[-] [-] Tr[anscribed] 17 June 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.


  • 28 May 1869 and 17 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 36r, line 9 to folio 36v, line 6

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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