Summaries of 16 written surveys of Tiree conducted during 1737 to 1810, and held in the archives of Argyll Estates at Inveraray in 2016. Includes covering email from the archivist Ishbel MacKinnon stating that transcriptions of the full surveys will be supplied in 2016. The email also contains information about transcriptions of the Turnbull Survey report, 1768.
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argyll estates, turnbull| | Dates: 1730s, 1740s, 1750s, 1760s, 1770s, 1780s, 1790s, 1800s, 1810s| | Object Types: list| | People: Campbell, 5th Duke of Argyll, John, Tiree (1723 - 1806)|
Photocopied rental of Tiree for 1747 from Inverary Archives.
Rental of Tiree for 1747.
Paperback book `The Discovery of the Hebrides` by Elizabeth Bray.
Illustrtaed account of the exploration and exploitation of the Hebrides using the records and journals of such visitors as the scientist Joseph Banks and Johnson and Boswell.
Hardback book `Argyll in the Forty-Five` by Sir James Fergusson.
Re-telling of the story of 1745 by the Keeper of the Records of Scotland from the papers of Major-General John Campbell, commander of the Government troops in Scotland at the time.
Paperback book `Scotland Farewell: The People of the Hector` by Donald MacKay.
The story of the Highland Scots who sailed to Pictou, Nova Scotia in 1773 on board the `Hector` and who pioneered the largescale emigration of Scots to Nova Scotia.
canada, emigration| | Dates: 1740s, 1750s, 1760s, 1770s, 1780s, 1790s, 1800s, 1810s, 1820s, 1830s| | Object Types: book|
Paperback book `Summer Hunting a Prince` by Alasdair MacLean and John S. Gibson.
The story of the escape of Charles Edward Stuart.
Transcript from a volume of Chamberlain`s Accounts in the Argyll Papers at Inverary Castle.
Rental of Tiree for 1743.
Newspaper cutting `The Quern-Dust Calendar` by Raghnall MacIlleDhuibh.
Discussion about one of John Gregorson Campbell`s stories, `MacCallum of the Humming Noise` from his book, `Superstitions of the Highland and Islands of Scotland`.
Transcription of the Rental of Tiree for 1743.
List of tenants for each township transcribed from a volume of the Chamberlain`s Accounts in the Argyll papers at Inverary Castle, retaining the original spellings.