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Jacobites | Poetry

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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Notes by W.J. Watson, late 19th-early 20th century

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW26
Scope and Contents 2 notebooks containing draft translations of Jacobite poetry, handwritten in pencil by Mrs W.J. Watson. Contents include, 'Lament for William Chishol of Innsnanceann', 'Culloden Day', 'Falkirk' and 'Song to Prince Charlie'. The inside cover of one of the notebook reads, Jacobite Poetry, E.C. Carmichael, 32 Polwarth Gardens, Edinburgh.
Dates: late 19th-early 20th century

Poem beginning 'A Thearlaich oig a mhic Righ seumas. ' [Young Charles son of King James [Prince Charles Edward Stuart]/I saw a great pursuit after you], c 1890s

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW421
Scope and Contents Jacobite poem. 12 stanzas. Begins ' A Thearlaich oig a Mhic Righ Seamus/ Chunna mi toir mhor an deigh ort. . .'. It is written on a bilingual electoral address by James Galloway Weir to the electors of Ross and Cromarty, dated 30 June 1892.
Dates: c 1890s

Verse beginning 'Prionsa Tear[lach] dh-falbh thar sail', March 1874

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/71
Scope and Contents Verse which reads 'Prion[n]sa Tear[lach] dh-f[h]albh thar sail Gur miosa dh' f[h]ag na fhuair e sin.'
Dates: March 1874