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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Notebook No.119, 4 May 1845- August 1845

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/119
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from May 4th to August 1845 while in London and at Kinnordy in Scotland. The index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 113-117. Notes are in pencil and ink. Lyell's own index No 119 Index. May 4 to August p. 1 Hamilton Group N[ew].Y[ork]. like Devonian p. 1 Anthony new Cyclas f[ound] recent[ly] Cincinnati p. 1 Wheeling Unio bed p. 1 Mill...
Dates: 4 May 1845- August 1845

Notebook No.120, 2 September 1845-14 September 1845

 Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 5: Series Coll-203/A1
Identifier: Coll-203/A1/120
Scope and Contents This notebook contains Charles Lyell’s notes from Sept 2nd to 14th, 1845 and is noted at the front as being written while in London and aboard the Steamship Britannia. The index is located in the back of the notebook on pages 109-113 and two unnumbered pages. Notes are in pencil and ink. The Steamship Britannia refers to the Cunard Line's RMS Britannia, which began her first regular passenger and cargo service in 1840, sailing from Liverpool to Boston. ...
Dates: 2 September 1845-14 September 1845

Song entitled 'Taigh Mor Thunga' and accompanying note, 22 May 1871

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/16
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Taigh Mor Thunga' collected from Roderick MacNeill also known as 'Ruarai mac Dhonuil' or 'Ruarai an ruma' (on account of a hogshead of rum he found on the shore 'from the contents of which he nearly died'), Miuleidh [Miùghlaigh/Mingulay]. The song begins 'Gu m beannaicheadh Dia Taigh mor Thunga, 'S fhad o chualas'. Carmichael notes 'Ruarai heard this poem from his father who heard it in America where he had been as leine-chneis with Macneill of Barra during the America War'...
Dates: 22 May 1871

Story about a fairy enchantment, 1867

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW114/29
Scope and Contents Story about a fairy enchantment telling how a man in Allasdal [Allathasdal/Allasdale, Barraigh/Isle of Barra], which was 'always famous for its fair[ies]' was pestered so much by a beautiful fairy woman whom he could not resist that he emigrated to America. He was advised to make sure that not a single belonging of his was left behind. Unfortunately, he left an 'old harrow in the back door of his kiln barn' and so the fairy was still able to trouble him. He wrote to family and friends on...
Dates: 1867