Scope and Contents
Song entitled 'Duan Callaig' [The Song of Hogmanay] collected from Gilleaspa Donnullach [Archibald MacDonald], shoemaker, Bailanloch, Uist a Chinn a Tuath [Baile Loch/Baleloch, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] beginning 'Nist o thainc sinn an duthaich, A dh'urachadh dhuibh na Callaig' and comprising seven verses. Additions have been made to the text in pencil. The custom describes how the 'luc-callain went sun-wise three times round the house' and in Uist [Uibhist] where the 'luc-callain' may be...
20 November 1873