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Gaelic hymns, 18th or 19th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-98/4/3/13

Scope and Contents

These appears to be hymns in Gaelic. They were noted in previous historical records by the first line on the first page Lomnochd mar thainig sinn asteach, which translates as 'We are naked when we come in [to this world]'. Some pages are headed with what appears to be sections of the Bible, e.g. III.Joh.1.21.

Dates

  • 18th or 19th century

Language of Materials

Scottish Gaelic

Physical Description

The pages are in excellent condition. The handwriting is clear and the ink is unfaded.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Extent

1 booklet

Previous reference

Mackinnon 9/17

Physical Description

The pages are in excellent condition. The handwriting is clear and the ink is unfaded.

Physical Facet

Material: Paper

Binding: String. Also held together with modern string.

Dimensions

16.5 cm x 19.5 cm

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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