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Archaeological note about Aird Niseboast and accompanying sketch and stories about MacLeod of Harris and Campbells of Taransay, 11 July 1870
Scope and Contents Archaeological note about Aird Niseboast [Àird Niosabost, Na Hearadh] and accompanying sketch showing the dimensions of the obelisk and stones and describing their positions. He notes that there is no tradition about Àird Niosabost other than 'the Ord bhairneach na caillich'. The first story tells how MacLeod of Harris used to make a smudan to request the Ta[a]n[say] [Tarasaigh] peop[le] come to pay their rent' describing how proprietors can part company with or take on a new tenant. The second...
Dates: 11 July 1870
Scope and Contents Two photographs from a newspaper dated May 16, 1919: the one on the left, "Beauty Prizewinner" shows Miss Elizabeth Heitmuller who was awarded the £400 golden apple at the ball at Washington; and the one on the right "The Court Laughed" shows Sir A D Hall whose signature is attached to all muzzling orders was fined £10 at Odilham for infringing on his own regulations.
Scope and Contents Poem quotations likened to a Miss Beatson [possibly Margaret or Elizabeth Beatson, the daughters of the minister of Barraigh/Isle of Barra] 'Miss Beatson is like Word[sworth]'s A rosebud by a mossy stone, Half hidden from the eye...Or - A mossy rosebud down you know, Just op'ning fresh & bonnie...But more beautiful than either...is Oss[ian] Bha sgeimh mar sholaist ga h-eud eud (sic), Bha ceuma mar cheol nan dan.'
Scope and Contents Story telling how Captain [Kenneth] Campbell was so grinn [beautiful] that when he went to Easay 'Fear Easay folded up the sheets and blankets till he came again - they being too scared to go over anybody else.'
Dates: 8 July 1870