Booklet `Sìl an Eòrna – Children of the Barley` 2006
Booklet about the circumstances and fates of people who left Tiree en masse, sailing to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Patagonia and USA during the mid 1800s to early 1900s. Researched by Dr John Holliday for a summer exhibition at An Iodhlann.
| Tags: argyll estates, australia, canada, emmigration and emmigrants, kelp, new zealand, patagonia, ships, usa| | Dates: 1800s, 1900s| | Object Types: academia| | People: Buchanan, Dr Alexander, Baugh (1835 - 1911), Cameron, Senator Donald, Tiree (1901 - ), Campbell, 5th Duke of Argyll, John, Tiree (1723 - 1806), Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll George, Tiree (1823 - 1900), Campbell, Mr John, Tiree (1801 - 1872), MacKinnon, Captain Charles Alfred, Ruaig (1838 - 1926), MacLean, Mr Malcolm Alexander, Kilmoluaig (1844 - 1895), MacLean, Sir Donald, Kilmoluaig (1820 - 1877)|
Copy of Poem from Mr. Robin Campbell, descendent of John Campbell, Am Baillidh Dubh
Copy of `Moladh` Poem written to Iain Campbell, gifted to An Iodhlann by Mr. Robin Campbell, Am Bailidh Dubh`s Great, Great Grandson.
Copy of Article about John Campbell, Chamberlain to the 7th & 8th Dukes of Argyll by R.K Campbell
Biographical article by Robin Campbell for The Clan Campbell Magazine about his Great, Great Grandfather John Campbell or Am Bailidh Dubh. Gifted to An Iodhlann by R. Campbell in June 2008.
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Copy of a sepia photograph of John Campbell (1801-1872), Chamberlain for Mull and Tiree.
John Campbell (1801-1872), Chamberlain of the Duke of Argyll for Mull and Tiree from 1846-1864. He was known on Tiree as Am Bàillidh Mòr and Am Bàillidh Dubh.
Photocopied letter dated 12/5/1862 to the Duke of Argyll from John Campbell.
Letter dated 12/5/1862 to the Duke of Argyll from chamberlain John Campbell about the fishing boat `Duchess`. (Bundle 1540)
Photocopied letter dated 5/11/1847 from the factor John Campbell to the Duke of Argyll.
Letter dated 5/11/1847 from the factor John Campbell to the Duke of Argyll about the purchase of Indian corn, the state of the cattle market and also proposing to establish a tile kiln on Tiree.
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Photocopied letter to Sir Edward Coffin dated 26/1/1847 from Royal Navy Commander Baynton.
Letter to Sir Edward Coffin dated 26/1/1847 from Royal Navy Commander Baynton about the severe shortage of food and the appearance of typhus and cholera on Tiree.
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Photocopied letter dated 18/3/1998 from R. K. Campbell about John Campbell, Am Baillidh Mor.
Letter dated 18/3/1998 from R. K. Campbell to Alasdair Sinclair, Brock, about John Campbell, Am Baillidh Mor and ground officer Lachlan MacQuarrie of Hynish.
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Letter dated 25/2/1998 from R. K. Campbell with three photocopied pictures.
Letter from R. K. Campbell dated 25/2/1998 describing enclosed photocopies: a sketch of John Campbell (Am Baillidh Mor) by J. F Campbell in 1870, a photograph of the same and a photograph of the MacQuarrie family of Hynish dated 15/9/1864.
Book `Histoire de Charles XII Roi de Suede` by M. de Voltaire. 1809
History of King Charles XII of Sweden in French inscribed on flyleaf with `John Campbell 1820`.