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Weasels

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

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Custom for repelling the neas [stoat] from calves, 7 August 1886

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/11
Scope and Contents Custom probably collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, for repelling the neas [stoat] from calves stating that as stoats hate the smell of burning, people burn the tail and leg of a new calf or old leather.
Dates: 7 August 1886

Story about a stoat at Laggan Ullva [Lagganulva], 7 August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/7
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, about a stoat seen making its den in a milk churn at Laggan Ullva [Lagan Ulbha/Lagganulva, Ulbha/Ulva] by Myles Fletcher from Greenock [Grianaig, Siorrachd Rinn Friù/Renfrewshire]. The handwriting is difficult to read.
Dates: 7 August 1886

Story about a stoat in Ardnamurchan, 7 August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/9
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, telling how Eon Carmichael [Hugh Carmichael, Gomastra/Isle of Gometra] was working in Cill a choain at Tom a Chrochadan in Airdnamurchan [Cille Chòmhghain/Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan, Tom a' Chrochaidh all Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] when chickens kept disappearing. The daughter of the house found a neas or stoat in a creel one morning and it had one of the chickens. She caught the chicken in...
Dates: 7 August 1886

Story about stoats, 7 August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/8
Scope and Contents Story probably collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, telling how John MacLean, a joiner from Tobermory and Sorn [Tobar Mhoire, Sorne, Am Muile/Isle of Mull] saw a stoat above him in his barn. He got a 'teth-thiallach (spit) and progged' it and that night his best calf was dead.
Dates: 7 August 1886

Story entitled 'Nes' [neas or stoat], 7 August 1886

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/6
Scope and Contents Story collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Tobar Mhoire/Tobermory, Muile/Isle of Mull, entitled 'Nes' [neas or stoat] telling how at Airi-miseig [Àridh Miseig], he took a spade to a stoat's den [còs] but found nothing. He had gone about a mile further on when he heard the stoat hissing at his heel and it followed him despite him throwing stones at it. He reached Bailiocar and was telling his story when the stoat was found at the door still hissing. He and Eon Carmichael went to...
Dates: 7 August 1886