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Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box CLX-A-355
Scope and Contents Autograph letter signed from David Oliphant to David Covingtrie of Newark (Orkney), from Charles Town (nowadays Charleston, South Carolina), dated June 27th 1748.This relic of colonial America links two Scottish Jacobites across the ocean. David Oliphant, a medical man, made some impact on South Caroline society, and was tutor to Charles Pinckney - 37th Governor of South Carolina. The addressee was a member of a family of lairds and merchants in Orkney, who, in their opposition to the Earl...
Dates: 27 June 1748
Scope and Contents Jacobite song entitled ['Duan tha An Cur an Seumas'] collected from Miss Betsy Matheson, Dornie [An Dòirnidh, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] beginning 'Gun d[text missing] Bith caman ghlas a [-]'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 23 September 1909
Item — Box CLX-A-1143
Scope and Contents This is a manuscript copy of papers relating to the trial of John Ashton and Richard Graham in 1691. This high profile trial was later published, although these texts seem to have been copied from various accounts and proceedings. This fragment used to be part of a larger manuscript; it is foliated from f. 223r to 231v. Nothing is known on its author, but the handwriting seems to date from the late 17th/ early 18th century. It contains the following texts and extracts:Ff. 223r-224v: 'Mr...
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
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
Scope and Contents Notes relating to the '45 jacobite rising. Includes writings concerning Bonnie Prince Charlie, Flora Macdonald, Lord MacAulay and Donald Livingstone. Also a 24 page article, written in Gaelic, headed 'A Few Things that happened during Bonnie Prince Charlie's Time'.
Dates: c 1905
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'A Sheutin Oig' beginning 'A Sheutin oig o hu o ho, Gun togainn fonn le sugrah ort'. The song is composed of nineteen lines, arranged as eight verses of couplets and a chorus. The accompanying note states that ths song is reputed to be a Jacobite song composed by John Roy Stewart but that 'The song is not equal to Stewart'. Annotations have been made in ink.
Story about Mr Aulaidh and the fugitive [Bonnie Prince Charlie] and family history notes, November 1873
Scope and Contents Story about Mr Aulaidh [Rev Aulay MacAulay] and how he and a Macleod from Loscinntire [Losgaintir/Luskentyre, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] went to Scalpay [Scalpaigh] and their big dog nearly found 'the fugitive' [Bonnie Prince Charlie] but were prevented from doing so by Donl mac Iain oig [Dòmhnall mac Iain Òig or Donald Campbell], who was armed with a sword. The family history notes state that Kenneth MacAulay [son of Aulay] was also the minister on Harris before he went to Achantine,...
Dates: November 1873
Scope and Contents Story about Prince Charles Edward Stuart [Bonnie Prince Charlie], that he had a drink of milk from a black sheep on Brai Bhornish [Bràigh Bhornais, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] and that a party of red soldiers asked a man if they had seen the Prince, to which he replied that he had just parted company with him. The soldiers ordered him to take them to the Prince and that they would reward him so he took them up Drimore [Driomor] and all but one of the soldiers fell away, whereupon the man hit...
Dates: 16 September 1890
Story about pro- and anti-Jacobites in one MacLeod family and biographical details about John MacKinnon, March 1874
Scope and Contents Story about John Macinnon [John MacKinnon], Dirioscal [Dirascal, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] who used to take food regularly to 'Ua Ulladall [Uamh Ulladail/Cave of Ulladale] to old MacLeod of Bearn[araigh]. The old man Don[ald] was for the Prince + his son Norman against the Prince' [Bonnie Prince Charlie]. MacKinnon is noted as having been sent as an orphan to Diriscal with Calum mac Dhonuil [Calum mac Dhòmhnaill] grandfather of Malcolm and Mr MacAulay's gamekeeper, with whom he lived for...
Dates: March 1874