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Shipwrecks

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

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Story relating to the shipwreck of the vessel 'Harmony', 1867

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/76
Scope and Contents Story relating to the shipwreck of the vessel 'Harmony', possibly collected from Roderick MacLellan, receiver of wrecks, Barraigh/Isle of Barra. The story is fragmented but appears to dispute an account put forward by Capt Grey [Captain Thomas Gray] about local people looting the wreck and opinions such as 'The inhabiti[ants] of Lewis like those of other islands immoral' [Eilean Le├▓dhais/Isle of Lewis]. A quote from 'Charles O' Malley, The Irish Dragoon' which precedes a tale about the wreck of...
Dates: 1867