Hardback book ‘Leabhar Laoidhean’, 1906. Gaelic hymns printed for St. Columba Parish Church Glasgow. Donation label ‘Donated to Tiree High School Library by Mabel MacArthur’.
Transcript of Flora MacDougall`s story “Footprints of One Bonnie Scotch Lassie”, which was published in `Autumn Leaves`, an American church newsletter in 1925. Flora (Miriam) was born on Tiree in 1825.
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Scanned copy of a 16-verse Gaelic hymn ‘Laoidh na Buachuillean’, handwritten in the mid-19th century (1870?).
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Bound booklet of transcribed excerpts regarding Tiree from the Autobiography and Memoirs of George Douglas, 8th Duke of Argyll (1823-1900).
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Two hard-back volumes of the Autobiography and Memoirs of George Douglas, 8th Duke of Argyll (1823-1900). Edited by the Dowager Duchess of Argyll with portraits and illustrations, 1906. Extracts regarding Tiree are transcribed by the donor – see 2016.33.2
Photocopy of a hand-written account of the story of Donald ‘The Pilot’ MacLean, Ruaig (born 1727), who piloted Bonnie Prince Charlie’s rescue ship after the Battle of Culloden in 1746. The seven-page letter was written on small pieces of paper around 1900 by Donald’s grandson, also Donald MacLean (1817-1907), who lived at Hynish House. It begins “the following is what report I heard from my father over 70 years ago”.
Memorial card for the funeral of Archibald Brown, Balephuil, 1820-1895. Amongst the belongings of the MacDonald/Campbell/Brown family of Mannal House.
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Ornate, leather-bound photograph album with brass clasp containing 21 formal portraits of the MacDonald/Campbell family, relatives and friends, from the late 1800s, plus one of the gravestone of Archibald Campbell and a memorial card with photo of Archibald Campbell, who died in 1899. No other information is available. From a collection from Mannal House. The photos are accessioned separately (see 2015.55.4 to 2015.55.19; V192-9 & W100-7).
Booklet about Captain Donald MacKinnon, Heanish.
Home published booklet about Captain Donald MacKinnon of Heanish (1827-1866) by his Australian descendent Lloyd Pitcher. Capt MacKinnon sailed the tea clipper `Taeping` to victory in the Great China Tea Race of 1866.
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