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Digitised Copy instructions for the chamberlain of Tiree, 1752. These instructions were sent from the Duke of Argyll and include: land erosion, the windmill in Scarinish, rents, the industriousness of the inhabitants, paying the minister’s (Alexander McTavish) salary, applying to the Synod of Argyll for the payment of the Bishop’s rent, establishing a flax raiser and spinning school on Tiree. There is no transcript for this item.

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From the archives of the Dukes of Argyll at Inveraray Castle, made available through the Written in the Landscape project.


Large Gaelic ‘Biobull / Bible’ with black hard cover, and “Christmas 1946” and “Annie Maclean d. 24th Feb. 1947” handwritten on the inside front cover. Published in Glasgow in 1945.


Original handwritten letter dated 1884 from Rev John Gregorson Campbell (1836-1891), folklorist and Free Church Minister at Tiree and Coll, to lawyers J & F J Martin, Edinburgh, regarding a petition from the Presbytery of Mull to the General Assembly, legal matters arising and the need for a qualified assistant.

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