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Silver

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Charm for healing, 10 April 1874

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/90
Scope and Contents Charm for healing probably collected from Fionaghal MacLeod [Flora MacLeod], cottar, at Carnan, Iocar [Càrnan, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. The charmer has to take water from a well at sunrise in a particular manner and three stones from the edge or bottom of the well. One stone is thrown over their shoulder with a phrase beginning 'Rosad [ag]us farmad na bhas deoi a bheo'aich (no'n) duine' and the other two are put in the water with silver or a brooch '6d is broken money & will not...
Dates: 10 April 1874

Cure for cattle, September 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/141
Scope and Contents Cure for cattle possibly collected from John Cameron, Borve [Borgh, Barraigh/Isle of Barra] in which water has to be taken from a stream which forms a march or [nach tra'adh] and at sunset or sunrise the person must go 'without an eye of man or woman' and place silver in the dish of water and sprinkle it three times on the cow. Text has been scored through in ink as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: September 1872

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Thomas Forster Brown, 01 July 1898

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/72
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Thomas Forster Brown of the firm Forster Brown and Rees, Mining and Civil Engineers requesting a reference or some assistance to help him ascertain whether gold or silver is mined on Islay, the annual value of such and the composition of other minerals recovered.
Dates: 01 July 1898

Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Thomas Forster Brown, 09 July 1898

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Identifier: Coll-74/11/8/73
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Archibald Geikie from Thomas Forster Brown thanking him for arranging for a member of the Geological Survey of Great Britain staff to investigate his request concerning gold and silver mining on Islay.
Dates: 09 July 1898