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Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:
"Abstract of the premium granted by the Linen Board of Ireland for producing alkaline or bleaching salts from materials of Irish growth", 4 June 1782
Scope and Contents Text entitled, 'Abstract of the premium granted by the Linen Board of Ireland for producing alkaline or bleaching salts from materials of Irish growth', dated 4 June 1782. The report contains notes on verso by Joseph Black regarding the use of ferns for ashes.
Dates: 4 June 1782
Identifier: BAI 1/10
Scope and Contents minutes, agendas, booklets and bulletins
Scope and Contents The Correspondence from Joseph Beete Jukes and family series consists of:
- 18 letters, chronologically arranged (1864-1871)
Scope and Contents Custom relating to fires lit in the south of Ireland on 29 June, which is the eve of the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, as mentioned by C. H. Hucheson.
Dates: October 1892
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael probably while he lived at 31, Raeburn Place, Edinburgh, as this address is written in ink on the first folio. Written on the inside front cover but heavily scored is text which reads 'Mrs Malcolm MacLeod, [- Islay], widow of Mal[colm] MacLeod [Loch-]. The majority of the notebook contains material collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/ Islay relating folklore and natural history about the birds, fish, shellfish and animals found in and...
Scope and Contents Genealogical note about descendants of Righ Lochlann, probably collected in Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist, listing various clans from 'Auladh dearg Mac Ri[gh] Lochlain' to Clann ic Ruiry who were descended from 'one of the 20 men soldiers who came with Tochra ni[ghea]n a Chaanaich'.
Dates: October 1870
Genealogical notes on the Livingstone family including a story from the Battle of Culloden, October 1892
Scope and Contents Genealogical notes on the Livingstone family including a story from the Battle of Culloden Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire. The notes include that Donald Livingstone, fought at the Battle of Culloden aged eighteen, where nine of his men were shot carrying the Prince's flag. He took the flag and 'swathed [it] round his body. He was shot down and was thought to be dead but he got up with nine bullet wounds - flesh wounds which were seen in his body when he died aged 79 or 80 years old'. There are...
Dates: October 1892
Scope and Contents Drawings and notes on the geology, largely of Ireland but also of Ayrshire. References are made to volcanic rock at Lizard and silurian.
Scope and Contents The series of Geological Survey notebook consists of:
- 10 volumes, chronologically arranged (1877-1900)
Scope and Contents Photograph of three different types of Irish bacon cuts hanging on a wall: side of Dublin cut; Irish cut shoulder; and Irish cut middle in the early/mid 20th century.