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Cattle

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charm entitled 'Chloimh Chat - Eolas Nan Caorach', 8 May 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/54
Scope and Contents Charm entitled 'Chloimh Chat - Eolas Nan Caorach' [The Catkin Wool] collected from Isebeil Siosal [Isabel Chisholm], tinker of no fixed abode at Lochmaddy [Loch nam Madadh, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] beginning 'Buainidh mis a Chloimh Char, Mar a bhuain Mathair Chriosda romh glaic'. Carmichael notes that Isabel is 'of confused mind & memory'. A note reads 'See p[age] 57'.

Charm entitled 'Eolas A Chronachaidh', 8 May 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/39
Scope and Contents Charm entitled 'Eolas A Chronachaidh' [Spell of the Counteracting] collected from Isiebeal Siosal [Isabel Chisholm], tinker of no fixed abode, beginning 'Buainidh mis a chathair aigh/chearr, Mar a bhuain Criosda le ' laimh.'

Transcription notebook of Alexander Carmichael, 1865-1886

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW7
Scope and Contents Transcription notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael containing mainly Fenian songs and cattle charms. Most of the charms relate to cattle and working in the dairy and so are recited for the protection and healing of cattle, although there are some charms for protecting and healing people as well. A number of the charms include the use of medicinal plants, for which there is additional vocabulary. Carmichael also includes charms and customs for predicting marriage partners. Almost all of...