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Story about a snake, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/23
Scope and Contents Story about a snake which tells how Donald [Currie], the grandfather of 'Fear Bhollsa na h-Uamh Moire' [Uamh Mhòr, Bolsa, Ìle/ Islay] knew that something was wrong with his cows' milk when he saw a serpent coiled on a hillock at the sheiling. The snake was the biggest he'd seen being about nine feet in length. Donald found two bullets in his gun and shot it dead. The story states that seven score [140] snakes were killed [on the island] the previous year [1876] and nine score [180] the year...
Dates: June 1887