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Found in 188 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Fragment of a verse which reads 'S e Macgillemhicheil a rinn mi chuid fhin a, S e Macgillemhicheil a rinn mo thudanal bho bhas'. The text has been scored through.
Scope and Contents Fragment of a verse entitled 'Cas eir Ulai' beginning 'Chi mi mo ghaol sa [Piarst] Bi an Ual agamsa noc[hd]'. Vocabulary note reads 'Bodach garst = scare-crow'. Text has been scored through in ink.
Scope and Contents Fragment of a verse or saying about shellfish and sheep which reads 'Maorach cailleach gun fhaochag is i is as fhaotin, Caoirich cailleach +c'.
Scope and Contents Fragment of a verse which reads 'Sliochd nan 60 burai, Dhoirt am fuil air Sliabh an tuim' [Sliabh an Tuim also known as Tom Soilleir, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents Fragment of the poem 'A Mhuilearteach Bhuide' [The Yellow Muilearteach] beginning 'os cionn a crannaig Bha 9 slaie saiste sios'. The verses correlate approximately with the final verses given in John Francis Campbell's Popular Tales of the West Highlands, vol 3. Carmichael notes that the informant 'Heard this fr[om] his fath[er] (Iain ban mac Neil Mac Gilliallain[)]'.
Scope and Contents Script for a lecture on ALexander McDonald, though it may require further investigation to ascertain which Alexander McDonald that may be (possibly Alasdair mac Mhaighistir Alasdair?). It appears to have been a lecture delivered by Mackinnon, although it does not look like Mackinnon's handwriting
Scope and Contents This is a discussion and description of a collection of manuscripts that contain popular Scottish Gaelic poetry, composed by Duncan McRae between 1688 and 1693. Mackinnon (who presumably wrote this discussion) claims that this is the first account of this poetry. There are examples of McRae's poetry in the notebook.
Scope and Contents List of songs and stories, probably the repertoire of John MacInnes, aged 70 years, Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist. In the midst of a list is a note which reads 'An lus mor = crocha na mna sith - good for rheumatism' and a rhyme beginning 'Diluain Dirdoin thig gruag'.