Subject Source: SssScope Note: Created For = CW
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Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael probably while he lived at 31, Raeburn Place, Edinburgh, as this address is written in ink on the first folio. Written on the inside front cover but heavily scored is text which reads 'Mrs Malcolm MacLeod, [- Islay], widow of Mal[colm] MacLeod [Loch-]. The majority of the notebook contains material collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/ Islay relating folklore and natural history about the birds, fish, shellfish and animals found in and...
Scope and Contents Verse about the bird 'An Dreathan donn' [the wren] collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann] which reads 'An Dreathan donn [cuir] gunair S e bhean a giulan fudair' and which is one of twelve true and twelve false verses. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 24 June 1887