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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:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 14 November 1873 to 10 April 1875

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW111
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael. Of the ninety-three folios in the notebook, only twenty-two have been used.

Note on Achlasan C[haluim]-Chille, 28 October 1872

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/101
Scope and Contents Note on Achlasan C[haluim]-Chille [St John's Wort/St Columba's Plant] probably collected from Archibald Currie, aged forty-six, shoemaker, Iocar [Ìochdar], Uibhist a Deas/South Uist describing how it is [collected] 'gun sire[adh] gun iar[raidh]' and 'is scraped ag[ainst] its bark and a crosgag (a ring) is made and placed in the bottom of the milk [boyne].' The note also describes the 'cneapag' which is made before the crosgag is made. Calum Cille [St Columba] is described as 'the best herd that...

Two versions of the charm beginning 'I will pull thee pregnant torranan' or 'I will pull thee torranan', February 1874

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/57
Scope and Contents Two versions of the charm beginning 'I will pull thee pregnant torranan' or 'I will pull thee torranan' [Eòlas an Torranain or Charm of the Figwort]. Both versions have some words amended while the first five lines of the first version has been scored through in pencil as if deleted rather than transcribed elsewhere.