Tag Archives: factors

1998.284.1

Audio cassette recording of Hugh MacLean of Barrapol talking to John Donald MacLean in March 1998.

Hugh MacLean (Eòghann Dhòmhnaill Eòghainn Mhòir) of Barrapol talks to John Donald MacLean (Teòn Dòmhnall a’ Mhuilinn)about Tiree bards, the wreck of the Vivo and other ships, a cobbler in Mannal, collecting peat from the Ross of Mull, the fiddler of Sandaig and his genealogy, the kelp industry, the factor Iain Campbell, temperance, the weather, diet, agricultural methods, the beaches, cars and the arrival of the first plane; Hugh also sings some songs and plays a number of tunes on the electronic bagpipes. Tha Eòghann Dhòmhnaill Eòghainn Mhòir a Goirtean Dòmhnaill a’ bruidhinn ri Teòn Dòmhnall a’ Mhuilinn mu na bàird Thirisdeach, mun lon-bhriseadh Vivo agus bàtaichean eile, greusaiche a Mannal, a’ toir mòine on Ross Mhuileach, fidhleir Shandaig agus a shloinntearachd, obair a’ cheilp, am bàillidh Iain Caimbeul, measarrachd, an tìde, obair fearainn, na tràighean, carbadan agus mar a thàinig a cheud itealan; tha Eòghann cuideachd a’ seinn òrain agus a’ cluich fonn air a’ phìob eleactronaich.

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.

1997.146.2

Photocopied notice by factor Lachlan MacQuarie dated 1855 restricting the consumption of alcoholic spirits.

Notice by factor Lachlan MacQuarie dated 16/11/1855 prohibiting tenants paying less than £30 rent from drinking alcholic spirits at any public gatherings on pain of dispossession.