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2001.207.2

Photocopy of agreement between Wilson Simmers and Archibald MacDonald, 1871.

Agreement between Wilson Simmers, owner of the wrecked schooner `Philorth`, and Archibald MacDonald regarding the sale of the schooner for £105. The wreck of the `Philorth` lay on the beach at Kennavara, Tiree.

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1997.26.4

Photocopy of a letter 6/1/1979 from Joan Woodcock to the minister on Tiree re the wreck of the `Artuoise`(Artoise).

The sailing ship `Artuoise` was wrecked on Tiree in 1830 and her master, Owen Edwards, drowned and was buried on the island. The writer of the letter who is either the great-grand-daughter or great-great-niece of the master is enquiring about records of the burial. The crew of the Artuoise were buried near Dun Hanais south of Craiginnis behind Ben Hough.

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