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Scope and Contents Wilson writes regarding an individual who is willing to be employed by Ewart to look after his dogs.
Dates: 08 April 1903
Scope and Contents List of dog owners in Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist written by Alexander Carmichael as part of his excise duties and the date of inspection, when the ownership of a dog was verified, recorded by 'RU' [Robert Urquhart]. The list records the name, occupation and abode of the dog owner, the date 'dog seen' and by whom it was seen. There are eighty three names on the list with folios 5v and 6r being blank. The list has been scored through in ink.
Scope and Contents Photograph of a dog sitting on a pile of sacks next to a wagon with a man standing in it in the early 20th century.
Scope and Contents Note about 'Cu-sìth' that it 'came from the sea shore with a long chain attached' and was originally 'Boirionn (na goibhre)'.
Scope and Contents Note about dogs dying and accompanying story about a faithful dog collected from Duncan Macniven 'Don[nachadh] Pharuig', aged 88, Airds, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. Duncan tells how dogs go away from home to die and that shepherds know this to be the case. He also tells how a man in Glencoe [Gleann Comhann] went to work in England and every day at the same time his dog went out to wait for him and wept until it eventually died.
Dates: October 1892
Scope and Contents Note about Donald Macmhuraich's [Donald Currie] dogs which reads 'Donald Macmhuraich three scores of times had dogs [call] to the Druid[eag] with diff[erent] dogs this'. Text has been scored through in pencil perhaps to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 4 June 1887
Scope and Contents Note, probably collected from Alexander MacKenzie, Uisgebhagh/Uiskevagh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, about Fenian placenames with associated verse and vocabulary. MacKenzie states that Gleann na Tullach is in Polliu [Gleann Tùlacha and Poll-iù/Poolewe, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty], that Diarmaid's grave is there and that his two white dogs were buried with him one at each foot. On top of the hill there is a place called 'Suicheachan Fhinn' and on the north side of this is Gleann-na-Muic...
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 1: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents This notebook, of worn brown leather, contains geological notes and observations likely written from Lyell's reading papers and journals. Some notes on the law profession. The cover reads 'Inside. D. July 1927' in large script. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index", found at the beginning and end of the notebook, transcribed from digital surrogates using the platform Transkribus. When known, Lyell's...
Dates: July 1827- August 1827
Scope and Contents Notes probably collected from Alexander MacKenzie, Uisgebhagh/Uiskevagh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, on Fenian placenames and associated poems including a verse each from Laoidh Dhiarmaid and Laoidh Mhanuis. MacKenzie describes Gleann-na- tullach and Gleann-na-muice [Gleann Tùlacha, possibly Pollan na muice and Poll-iù/Poolewe, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] as being to the south and to the north of Suidheachan Fhinn, where Fenians used to hunt and where Fionn sat 'dar bha Diarmad a ruith "na...
Scope and Contents Photograph of an Old English Bobtailed Sheep dog standing in the grass in the early/mid 20th century.