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Taransay Harris Inverness-shire Scotland

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Description of a view from the top of Beinn Rà, 10 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/57
Scope and Contents Description of a view from the top of Beinn Rà [Tarasaigh/Taransay] around sunset in the company of Ranald MacDonald describing amongst other aspects the sea as 'a sheet of clo[u]ds & glossy mist with the sun shin[in]g up on them in a most extra[ordinary] man[ner]' and the sun 'amber omar col[our] gold & silver - all speck speckled in in (sic) long streaks of sheer beaut[y] & sp[l]end[ou]r'. Carmichael mentions the view to Fincastle 'the seat of the noble E[arls] of Dunmore &...
Dates: 10 July 1870

Note praising the Earl of Dunmore's family, 10 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/55
Scope and Contents Note praising the Earl of Dunmore's family for the improvements they have made to Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris since they purchased it and in particular the Dowager Countess for establishing 'schools of var[ious] kinds which have affected much'.
Dates: 10 July 1870