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Microfilm of three Gaelic manuscripts.

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.654

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: Manuscript, 17th-18th century, of bardic fragments, containing a strong element of MacMhuirich poetry (Adv.MS.72.2.2);

Donald Smith’s Irish miscellany, [circa 1798] (Adv.MS.72.3.2);

Part of a Gaelic grammatical treatise, 17th century, (written in the traditional character) giving the paradigms of a number of nouns and verbs.(MS.1745).


  • Creation: 17th century-[circa 1798].

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1 Reels

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

186 frame (entire reel).

Existence and Location of Originals

Adv.MSS.72.2.2, 72.3.2, MS.1745.

National Library of Scotland Catalogue of Manuscripts
National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division
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Repository Details

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

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