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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

List of places in Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris, 10 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/59
Scope and Contents List of places in Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris including a note that Huisinnish [Huisinis] is near Caolas an Scarp and that it has good tillage.
Dates: 10 July 1870

Note about Taransay House and theland quality on Tarasaigh/Taransay, 10 July 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW116/62
Scope and Contents Note about Taransay House, Tarasaigh/Taransay describing its dimensions, construction and estimating it to have been built about three hundred years before [c1570]. Also mentioned is the 'fine large garden [of] good soil but ill cultivated' which leads on to a description of the land quality on the island, the presence of lazybeds and the 'Beautiful grazing...espe[cially] at Aoi Paible and Rà good water' [Uidh, Paibeil and Raah].
Dates: 10 July 1870

Story about Bliana nan Sasunach, 23 May 1869

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/33
Scope and Contents Story collected from Roderick MacNeil, Miùghlaigh/Mingulay about Bliana nan Sasunach [Bliadhna nan Sasannach the year of the Englishmen] telling how Iain mac Fh[earchair] ic M[hurchaidh], was hanged without trial by Captain Scott and his men, about 600 of whom were on Beàrnaraigh/Berneray and Mingulay for a week. He was Roderick's uncle, being her son before she was married. The story tells how the soldiers took everything and how the islanders fled in fear of them. Two men went into the...
Dates: 23 May 1869