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Diaries

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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Extract of a diary written by Alexander Carmichael including part of a journey from Uibhist/Uist [to Edinburgh], 6 January 1872 to 10 January 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/93
Scope and Contents Extract of a diary written by Alexander Carmichael including part of a journey from Uibhist/Uist towards Edinburgh. In it, Carmichael is pining for his pregnant wife Mary, who is in Edinburgh and is anxious about her health. It is clear that there has been a lack of correspondence between them causing each of them distress 'No letter no watch. God grant that she is well. Oh Mary Mary if you knew my suffer[in]g you would not thus treat me...God grant y[ou]r safe arriv[al] home my darling wife -...
Dates: 6 January 1872 to 10 January 1872

Journal note about a visit to Cill-eibhinn, 10 August 1894

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/120
Scope and Contents Journal note about a visit to Cill-eibhinn, Crarae, Cumlodden [Cille Eibhinn/Killevin, Earra GhĂ idheal/Argyllshire] which states 'Rev Duncan Campbell and his wife Mary & self visited this and took there rubbings in the dark.'
Dates: 10 August 1894

Personal note relating to the cladhs [graveyards] on Tarasaigh/Taransay, 9 July 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/42
Scope and Contents Personal note relating to the cladhs [graveyards] on Tarasaigh/Taransay noting how they made him think of 'Gray's elegy' and how 'I could wish to send the cut skull to the mu[seum] but am unwill[in]g to remove it. not right I think.'
Dates: 9 July 1870