Large, oval, convex, hand-coloured portrait photograph of Rev Hector MacKinnon, Kirkapol (1866-1913). Formerly mounted in a wooden frame but with only the convex glass cover remaining.
Original handwritten letter dated 1894 from Mrs J MacLean, Tiree, to lawyers J & F J Martin, Edinburgh, regarding the proper distribution of funds within her family. Mentions a Mrs Wallace, MacKenzies and Dr Buchanan, Baugh.
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Original handwritten letter dated 1892 from Neil MacFadyen, Kirkapol, to lawyer F J Martin, Edinburgh, regarding the renewal of his bill for purchases at the Manse.
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Small hardback book in Gaelic ‘An Saoghal a ta ri Teachd / The World to Come’ or ‘Seallaidhean Nèimh agus Ifrinn / Visions of Heaven and Hell’ by John Bunyan, 1891. On the inside front cover is handwritten ‘Francis Wm Taylor, 26th Janry 1901’. Rev Taylor was a Baptist minister. The book was in the belongings of John Brown, Sliabh, Balephuil.
Scanned copy of four receipts received by John MacKinnon, Kilmoluaig, acknowledging his payment of £1 and 15 shillings for rent of his land from the Duke of Argyll. Signed by the factor Hugh MacDiarmid in 1895 and 1897.
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Scanned copy of a Board of Trade Certificate of Competency, First Class Engineer, to John Cromarty Brown (b.1861), Mannal House, signed in 1893 at Cardiff, Wales. Printed on parchment or vellum.
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Information about Duncan Gunn (b. 1841 at Druimchork), schoolmaster at Ruaig Public School during 1880-1901. Compiled from emailed correspondence.
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Birth and death certificates for Murdoch MacKinnon (1875-1906), Balinoe. Donald’s parents were Roderick MacKinnon (1833-1879) and Marion Brown (1840-1924). Murdoch became a policeman and moved to South Africa with his brother Donald MacKinnon, also a policeman, in around 1903-06. Murdoch died in Cape Town, aged 31.
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Colour photograph of the gravestone of Murdoch MacKinnon (1875-1906), Balinoe, in a graveyard in South Africa. Donald’s parents were Roderick MacKinnon (1833-1879) and Marion Brown (1840-1924). Murdoch became a policeman and moved to South Africa with his brother Donald MacKinnon, also a policeman, in around 1903-06. Murdoch died in Cape Town, aged 31.