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Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

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Story about the sighting of a large serpent, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/90
Scope and Contents Story collected on Ìle/Islay about the sighting of a large serpent by a Duncan Macarthur while crossing Caol rithin [possibly Caol Reatha/Kylerhea, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye]. The serpent is described as having a head 'as large as any bull dogs' and being eight feet long and of 'terrible app[earance]'. It is noted that the sighting was thirty years ago (c1855).
Dates: June 1887