Scope and Contents
Song entitled 'Mararan do Thirmaid mac mhic ic Aileain' [Marbhrann do Thormaid]', beginning 'Fhuaras neac an dè', collected from Donald MacDonald, age 6, Sniseabhal/Snishival, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist. Tormod, for whom the lament was written, was a young nobleman who died of yellow fever while in France. Text has been scored through as if to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere.
7 April 1869