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‘Tales from the people of Sutherland’: stories, beliefs, riddles, etc., collected by Miss Charlotte Louisa Dempster., 1859.

Identifier: MS.2140

Scope and Contents

The volume contains entries by various writers, including John F Campbell of Islay, by whom there is an index (folio 2) and a sketch (folio 184).


  • Creation: 1859.

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184 Leaves ; Folio.

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


184 folios.


Most of the tales were published by Charlotte Louisa Dempster as 'The Folk-lore of Sutherlandshire', in the ‘Folk-lore Journal’, volume vi (1888).

‘Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland’, volume xxviii, page 216.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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