Associated People: MacDiarmid, Mr Hugh, Tiree (1846 - 1928)

2001.49.13

Photocopied newspaper article about Tiree.

Local news about the dinner for the pier contractors employees at Scarinish Hotel provided by Lord Archibald Campbell and the speech given Lady Frances Balfour.

1998.197.1

Photocopied journal of Lord Lorne dated 23-28/4/1884.

The journal of Lord Lorne written during a visit to Tiree 23-28/4/1884 and in the form of a letter to the 8th Duke of Argyll.

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1998.150.1

Photocopied newspaper cutting about local news on Tiree in 1912.

Local news about harvesting, teachers` examinations, the Rev. D. MacPherson, the death by drowning of Archibald MacDonald aged 25 of Balemartine and Tiree School Board.

1998.107.1

Photocopied letter from estate factor Hugh MacDiarmid dated 13/7/1905 about a soup kitchen in Moss.

Letter from estate factor Hugh MacDiarmid dated 13/7/1905 to Donald MacDonald, teacher at Heylipol School, about a soup kitchen in Moss started by Lady Victoria Campbell for the benefit of scholars

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2002.188.2.1

Three handwritten letters about the burning of a shepherd`s cottage on the Reef, 1899

Copies of three letters: (1) from the factor Hugh MacDiarmid dated 31/3/1899 about the burning of a shepherd`s cottage on the Reef, Tom Barr`s involvement and the decoration of the Lodge, (2) private postscript attached to letter from factor Hugh MacDiarmid dated 31/3/1899 about Tom Barr whom he finds `a violent tempered man`, (3) from solicitors Lindsay Howe & Co of Edinburgh dated 14/3/1899 re the burning of a shepherd`s cottage on the Reef and who is responsible for its restoration.

2002.188.17.1

Letters regarding a disputed right of way through the commons of Kilmoluaig and Upper Cornaigmore, 1895

Copies of two letters: (1) from the factor Hugh MacDiarmid dated 24/7/1895 to the Duke`s chamberlain about a right of way through the commons of Kilmoluaig and Upper Carnaigmore claimed by a merchant Charles MacLean and a crofter John Cameron in Moss, and the breaking of the march dykes to effect the right of way, (2) to William Sproat dated 26/8/1895 from John Cameron of Moss about the disputed right of way through the march dykes of Kilmoluaig and Upper Cornaigmore farms.