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Scope and Contents Two stories and accompanying songs about seals under the heading 'Roin' collected from Iain Macaonais [John MacInnes], Staolagearrai [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] on 29 January 1875. The first story tells how a woman had boiled a seal and thrown its bones on the midden whereupon an big, old, grey woman appaered and sang a song beginning, 'Spog Finaghala spog spaidrich', the song being composed of three lines. The second story tells how another man had killed a seal...
Scope and Contents Verse beginning 'Theich O theich 's gun do theich Clann an toisich' composed of four lines and an accompanying note which reads, 'The Macintoshes deserted the Lord of the Isles at the battle of [Inverlochy] and joined the King's people' [Battle of Inverlochy, 1431].
Scope and Contents Verse from the song 'An Spadairean Bharrach' beginning 'Och nan och mar tha mi fhein', with footnote indicating it is a continuation of the version of the song on folio 26v.
Verse from 'Cailleach an dudain' beginning 'An toir thu do nighean domh Chailleach an dudain?', 1887
Scope and Contents Verse from 'Cailleach an dudain' [Cailleach an Dùdain or Old Woman of the Dust Mill] beginning 'An toir thu do nighean domh Chailleach an dudain?'
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note collected from Duncan Cameron, police officer, Lochaline [Loch Àlainn, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire] which reads 'Eiteag = Quay stone egg shaped Deideag = .' The song fragment begins 'San an tai ghlas a bha n Deideag' and a note added reads 'See Allt-an t suain'.
Scope and Contents Waulking song beginning 'B'e sid an leana ainmeil, Hu ri hill hi riun' collected from John Macinnes, Iain mac Phadruig, age 74, Staoligearry, South Uist [Stadhlaigearraidh/Stilligarry, Uibhist a Deas]. The song is composed of thirty-seven lines. A couple of words have been inserted using a different pencil. This text has been scored through perhaps indicating it has been transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents Waulking song collected from Peigi Ròbastan [Peggy or Margaret Robertson], Howmore [Tobha Mòr, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] beginning 'Heillean us ho ro A Phiuar nan run, a bha tin'. The song has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Scope and Contents Song entitled 'Craobh nan Ubhal' beginning 'Chrao nan ubhal gheug nan a'ul' collected from Moire Nic Neil [Marion MacNeill] Ceanntangvall [Ceann Tangabhal/Kentangaval, Barraigh/Barra]. Text has been scored through and a note reads 'Transcribed Wednesday night May 5 1869 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'. This song is also known as 'Craobh an Iubhair'.
Scope and Contents Work song entitled 'Beil a Chailleach Bhra' [or Òran na Bràth], beginning 'Beil a chaoil[leach] a bhrath'. The text has been scored through and a note reads 'Transcribed into Book No III page 53 30 Sept[ember] 1875 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael]'.