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Scope and Contents Large bundle of papers originally wrapped in brown paper labelled 'Vol. IV'. Includes material considered for Carmina Gadelica IV (1941), which was edited by James Carmichael Watson, including copies handwritten and edited by Alexander Carmichael, as well as others later typed. The material was later consulted by Angus Matheson while compiling 'Carmina Gadelica VI' (1970). Among the material is a charm, pages 334-336, recorded from Mary Matheson in Malacleit, North Uist, on 17 March...
Dates: c late 19th-early 20th century
Scope and Contents Charm against foxes entitled 'Or an t-Sionnaich' [The Spell of the Fox] beginning 'Sian a choin-choille mu chasan an sionnaich' probably collected from Mary Stewart, age 76, Malacleit [Malaclate, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] also known as Màiri Bhreac, sean bhanachaig [old dairywoman]. The charm is composed of eight lines. Text scored over with note saying 'Transcribed'.
Scope and Contents Charm against the evil eye entitled 'Mòthan' beginning 'Buaini mise mòan buadhor' probably collected from Mary Stewart, age 76, Malacleit [Malaclate, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] also known as Màiri Bhreac, sean bhanachaig [old dairywoman]. The charm is composed of six lines. Text scored over with note saying 'Transcribed'.
Scope and Contents Charm against the evil eye 'Cron suil' [sùil] beginning 'Mum bui[dhe] air do shùil' noted as being from Badenoch [Baideanach, Siorramachd Inbhir Nis/ Inverness-shire]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: August 1909
Scope and Contents Charm beginning 'A Mhoire faic a bhuan is i air fod a bhais' which relates to child baptism.
Scope and Contents Charm [St John's Wort] beginning 'Ach[lasan] Chal[uim] chille, Gum bean[nachd] Dia e'. Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 12 September 1890
Scope and Contents Charm beginning 'Bog an loinid anns a mhun (bhurn?)' [for healing the eye].
Scope and Contents Charm beginning 'Buainidh mis an Dearg-chreasachan' [An Dearg-Chasachan or The Red-Stalk] collected from Isebeil Siosal [Isabel Chisholm], tinker of no fixed abode at Lochmaddy [Loch nam Madadh, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist].
Dates: 8 May 1869
Scope and Contents Charm beginning 'Cha[idh] C[riosd] air na asal', probably collected from Angus Ross, crofter [Ross and Cromarty]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: July 1909
Scope and Contents Charm beginning 'Cuir mise sian a bheatha bhuain' [Sian a Bheatha bhuain or Charm of the Lasting Life] probably collected from Fionaghal MacLeod [Flora MacLeod], cottar, at Carnan, Iocar [Càrnan, Ìochdar, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist]. Written across the text in ink is 'Transcribed B[ook] III p[age] 180 and the text has been scored through.
Dates: 10 April 1874