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Scope and Contents Fragment of a story about hidden treasure on Am Muile/Isle of Mull. The story relates to the betrayal by MacLeod of Dunvegan and Maclean of Lochbuie of Hector Odhar Maclean at the Battle of Bloody Bay. When Maclean realised he was betrayed he 'car[r]ied the treasure up & threw it in the well where it is buried. closed up now simply a hollow.'
Scope and Contents Notes probably collected from Donald MacColl, foxhunter, Glencreran, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire, about treasure found around Appin [Apainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] by Campbells and Stewarts, including canons, swivels, coins and gold pins.
Notes on place-names and archaeology made on a journey between Caolas Stiatair House and Tarbert market, 7 July 1870
Scope and Contents Notes on place-names and archaeology made on a journey between Caolas Stiatair House and Tarbert market [An Tairbeart, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] with Rev. Don[ald] Macintosh [MacKintosh], S[outh] Uist [Uibhist a Deas] and Mr Archie MacRae, Huisinnish [Huisinis]. The notes are quite abbreviated but include a mention of trap dykes at Loch chistevad [Loch Cisteabhat] in the middle of which was a castle, which someone tried to drain to get to the castle but failed; and a note that nearby at Clach...
Scope and Contents Story about how 'Slioc na Feanaig' [Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] got their name, in that two men found treasure and were to keep it secret but one of them told it to his wife and she told it to the crow. The story is incomplete.
Scope and Contents Verse which reads 'Goirtean a ghille reangach, Far a bheil an t-or an fal, S cha fhai e ach a ni mhaol charrach' and accompanying note which states 'This place is at Fearnoch, Muckairn' [Goirtean a' Ghille Reangach, Muc Càrna, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]