Letter from the Duke of Argyll to the widow of John MacKinnon in 1931
Photocopies of an envelope and hand-written letter of condolence from the Duke of Argyll to Mrs John (Margaret) MacKinnon, whose late husband was “the faithful ground officer” to the Duke`s grandfather “during a troubled period on Tiree”. Dated 4 May 1931.
Click here to view 2013.126.4 | Tags: argyll estates, balevullin, factors, land leagues| | Dates: 1880s, 1890s, 1900s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s| | Townships: balevullin| | Object Types: academia| | People: Campbell, 10th Duke of Argyll Niall, Tiree (1872 - 1949), Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll George, Tiree (1823 - 1900), MacKinnon, Mr John, Balevullin (1850 - 1931)|
Booklet `The Tiree Crofters` Struggle` written by Ailig MacArthur in July 1986.
Account of the Tiree crofters` struggle for land reform written by Ailig MacArthur of Heylipol in 1986, the centenary year of the Crofters Act.
Click here to view 2001.132.1 | Tags: central government and law, chemical work, cottars, crofters and crofting, crofters commission, emigration, greenhill, island house, land leagues, land tenure, local conflicts with authority, mixed farming, ross of mull| | Dates: 1880s, 1890s, 1900s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s| | Townships: greenhill| | Object Types: academia| | People: Campbell, 10th Duke of Argyll Niall, Tiree (1872 - 1949), MacArthur, Mr Alec, Heylipol, MacCallum, Rev Donald, Tiree (1849 - 1929)|
Black and white photograph of the 10th Duke of Argyll.
The 10th Duke of Argyll (1872-1949) around 1920. (Original stored in filing cabinet 9 drawer 1)