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Manse of Ardchattan, Taynuilt.
29th. Nov. [November] 1869

Dear Sir,

I am favoured with yours
of the 24th inst. and am glad you have
redirected my attention to Eilean Duirnish
or Eilean Mhic Crion i.e. McNiven's Island
opposite the mouth of the Awe. The
former name probably the more an=
cient appears in old deeds; but among
the native inhabitants it is commonly
known by the latter designation.
Eilean Duirnis or according
to Gaelic anthography Eilean Duir=
innis may signify the hard island
from its granitic rocks, or more
likely the island of Oaks. a name
very suitable to the locality; and
Eilean Mhic Crion, after a Mc
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