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Found in 106 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story possibly about a bird that it made it ashore by being on a boat and a proverb which reads 'Cho seolta ri [si[o]n[nach]] na maoile'.
Dates: June 1887
Scope and Contents Fragment of a verse collected from an unnamed informant probably in Tolstadh Bho Thuath [Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis], beginning 'La [Fhe]ill[e] Mhic[heil] thig an riogh as an toll, Mar buinn mise dhan riogh.' There are five lines to the verse.
Dates: 17 October 1873
Scope and Contents List entitled 'Gnath-Fhocail' containing proverbs and sayings on subjects such as days, weather, seasons and living creatures.
Scope and Contents List of proverbs written in ink and annotated in pencil. A note on folio 82v pertains to this substantial list and reads 'All the preceding sent to Sheriff Nicolson Kirkcudbright 2 Sept[ember] 1873 A[lexander]. A[rchibald]. C[armichael].'. Two notes appear on folio 91v and 92r written in pencil, in the opposite direction to the rest of the text, unconnected with the proverbs. They are as follows: ' [-] Bhothigh = Banks fishing bank' and 'Miss Rose - Robert Armstrong Photo[grapher] 63 Princes St...
Scope and Contents List of proverbs and vocabulary. A note written transversely over folio 72r reads 'All preceding sent to Sheriff Nicolson Kirkcudbright Alex. A. Carmichael 2 October 1875 Creagorry'. [Creag Ghoraidh, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula]. A similar inscription was written on folio 72v, but was scored out. All folios have been scored through to indicate that they have been transcribed.
Scope and Contents List of proverbs headed 'Nighean bhuidhe bhiobhuill mhoir' or 'Nighean bhui bhan' beginning 'An tailleir nach cuir a shnaim, Cailli e ghreim'.
Scope and Contents List of proverbs and vocabulary. A note written transversely over folio 82v reads 'All the preceding sent to Sheriff Nicolson Kirkcudbright 2 Sept[ember] 1873 A. A. C.'.