Tag Archives: patagonia

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Photocopied letter dated 26/2/1933 from George Paterson of Crossapol to his sister Sarah in the Falklands.

Letter dated 26th February 1933 from George Paterson of Crossapol to his sister Sarah in the Falklands giving family news and mentioning the youngest brother Hugh in Patagonia.

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Photocopied letter dated 2/6/1885 from Donald Paterson in Patagonia to his brother John.

Letter dated 2nd June 1885 from Donald Paterson in Patagonia to his brother John in Tiree asking for his birth certificate to be sent so he can legally take possession of his land there.

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Photocopied letter from Patagonia dated 5/6/1913 to George Paterson.

Letter from the accountant of `Compania Frigorifica de Patagonia` dated 5th June 1913 to George Paterson in Tiree sending £28 from his father Donald, the company`s stock approver, for two passages from Liverpool to Patagonia.

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Photocopied letter dated 14/7/1917 from Donald Paterson in Patagonia to his son.

Letter dated 14th July 1917 from Donald Paterson in Patagonia to his son promising to send him £30 for his fare to Patagonia where he can work as a shepherd and see his brother Dannie and his sister Sarah who is in the Falklands.

1998.276.1

Audio cassette recording of Hector MacPhail talking at the Scarinish Hotel in January 1998.

Hector MacPhail of Ruaig talks at the Scarinish Hotel on 31st January 1998 about emigration to Canada, New Zealand and Patagonia, the Duke of Argyll’s factors, the MacNiven family, cattle droves, smacks and schooners, the shops at Middleton and Hynish, three Tiree men who emigrated to Seattle, ancient graveyards, a school trip to Dundee, Captain Donald MacKinnon of the Taeping, the Downie family, emigration history at Inverary Archives, CalMac boats, the storms in 1953 and 1968, the emigrations of 1855 and 1877. (Continued on AC43)