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Murder

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

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Two stories relating to the hangings in Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist and accompanying etymological note, 5 August 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/106
Scope and Contents Two stories relating to the hangings in Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist and accompanying etymological note probably collected from an unnamed 'Orinsay woman' [Orasaigh/Oronsay] who Carmichael had met. The woman told him that that the name of 'La-le-an-tsamhrai' [Latha leth an t-samhraidh] had been changed to 'Laiilleain' [Latha 'Illeathain] because a MacLean had been hanged on that day. The story tells how a MacLean man had been entrusted with a poor woman's only cow for grazing but when her sons...