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Gairloch (parish) Ross and Cromarty Scotland

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Note about William Ross's first poetic composition and accompanying quotation, 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/337
Scope and Contents Note about William Ross's first poetic composition and accompanying quotation stating that he was 'storm stayed' on an island in Gairloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Siorramachd Ròis/Ross-shire] when he wrote the poem beginning 'Is mairg a thachair an Eilean'. The island was covered with aspen but none of the fisherman would use any object made out of aspen.