Scope and Contents
Song collected from Ruary an Ruma [Roderick MacNeil, fisherman, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay] beginning 'Gum bean Dia tai mor Thunga, S fhad a chualas' [Taigh Mòr Thunga]. The song is composed of thirty-seven lines. MacNeil states that he heard the story from his father who heard it while he was in America. The vocabulary note reads 'Fosrachadh = Geamhrachadh [aruidh] Sgitheal = a Bothy'.
22 April 1871