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Story about a grazing sheep, 20 May 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/80

Scope and Contents

Story about a sheep which Carmichael observed 'up to the middle in the water of a lakelet gathering a few stray blades of grass that were growing in the clear water' and that he 'Never saw such before.' He saw this happening at Amhor farm on North Uist [Ath Mhòr/Ahmore, Uibhist a Tuath].


  • 20 May 1870

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 55r, line 8 to folio 55r, line 12

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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