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Notebooks containing notes on the translators of the Gaelic Bible, 1895

 Item
Identifier: Coll-98/3/3/1

Scope and Contents

Marked 'Mackinnon A9' and noted thus in previous historical records. These appear to be notes on the lives and motivations of various translators of the Bible to Gaelic. Not all the subjects have been found in the historical record. As well as those listed as agents on this record, there is mention of Alex Stewart (Alexander Stuart of Dingwall?), John Smith of Campbeltown, and Thjomas Ross of Lochbroom.

Dates

  • 1895

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

Both notebooks are in excellent condition, but the larger of the two is not bound, therefore pages are liable to becoming separated and lost. The notebooks are kept together by both modern string and moder paperclips. The handwriting is difficult to decipher.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.

Extent

2 notebooks

Previous reference

Mackinnon A.9

Physical Description

Both notebooks are in excellent condition, but the larger of the two is not bound, therefore pages are liable to becoming separated and lost. The notebooks are kept together by both modern string and moder paperclips. The handwriting is difficult to decipher.

Physical Facet

Material: Paper

Binding: One note book is bound by string, while the other has no binding. No covers. Held together by modern string and modern paperclips

Dimensions

Of varying sizes
Larger notebook: 20.5 cm x 26 cm
Smaller notebook: 19.3 cm x 23.6 cm

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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