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Tales

 Subject
Subject Source: Sss
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Story entitled 'Prince Charlies Pipe', 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW107/68
Scope and Contents Story entitled 'Princes Charlies Pipe' about a set of bagpipes which were believed to have been made for Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie). The pipes were in the possession of Roderick MacLellan, Bahiarva, Barra [Bàgh Thiarabhagh, Barraigh/Barra] at the time the story was collected. The item appears to be a fair copy of the story.
Dates: 1869

Story relating to the shipwreck of the vessel 'Harmony', 1867

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/76
Scope and Contents Story relating to the shipwreck of the vessel 'Harmony', possibly collected from Roderick MacLellan, receiver of wrecks, Barraigh/Isle of Barra. The story is fragmented but appears to dispute an account put forward by Capt Grey [Captain Thomas Gray] about local people looting the wreck and opinions such as 'The inhabiti[ants] of Lewis like those of other islands immoral' [Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis]. A quote from 'Charles O' Malley, The Irish Dragoon' which precedes a tale about the wreck of...
Dates: 1867