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Argyllshire Scotland

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Fragment of a story about hidden treasure on Am Muile/Isle of Mull, August 1886

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/31
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story about hidden treasure on Am Muile/Isle of Mull. The story relates to the betrayal by MacLeod of Dunvegan and Maclean of Lochbuie of Hector Odhar Maclean at the Battle of Bloody Bay. When Maclean realised he was betrayed he 'car[r]ied the treasure up & threw it in the well where it is buried. closed up now simply a hollow.'

Fragment of a story about MacLaine of Lochbuie capsizing, August 1886

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/46
Scope and Contents Fragment of a story about MacLaine of Lochbuie capsizing. The story mentions that MacLean of Coll, MacLaine of Lochbuie and Saxon were out shooting on a Sunday and that [they all got into a boat] which capsized. On being rescued his man said to him, 'Fad bha [th]u os mo chionn san t saoghal cha bhi [th]u os mo chionn san a shaoghal thall.' An aside notes that 'On Mull side of Ulva Sound [there are] columns like Staffa.' [Am Muile/Isle of Mull, Caolas Ulbha/Sound of Ulva] The handwriting here is...

Story about Donald Molach saving the heir of Lochbuie from drowning, October 1892

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/71
Scope and Contents Story about Donald Molach [Livingstone] saving the heir of Lochbuie [MacLaine] from drowning [Loch Buidhe/Loch Buie, Earra GhĂ idheal/Argyllshire] and also how he 'swam from Glen borrodale to Dorlin for a wager' [Glenborrodale and Doirlinn].