Category Archives: Charles Morrison

Charles Morrison’s Diary, 1 to 14 March 1864

Tuesday 1st March The day being fine I went along with Mr Miller, Miss C. Gerrie, Miss Maggie McEwen and Miss Agnes Kerr over to Arnish. We left at ½ past 12 and was back at 5. We enjoyed ourselves … Continue reading

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Angus Macdonald’s Cash Book, 1864 to 1873

Angus Macdonald (1836-74) was an enterprising shopkeeper in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, for a brief period during the 1860s and the early 1870s. From 7 May 1864 until 1873, shortly before his death from phthisis (tuberculosis), he kept a ‘Cash … Continue reading

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Charles Morrison’s Diary, 15 to 29 February 1864

Monday 15th February I was in the Fiscal’s office settling with James Stewart for the stock. In the evening I took a walk up the hill and saw Christina. Tuesday 16th February I came to F Stewart’s shop and commenced … Continue reading

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Charles Morrison’s Diary, 1 to 14 February 1864

Monday 1st February I had a letter from John Robertson Portree. At night I was hearing Mr. Adam’s lecture on Chemistry. I then went home with Christina Tuesday 2nd February I went to see the factor about M. McDonald’s shop … Continue reading

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Charles Morrison’s Diary, 15 to 31 January 1864

Friday 15th January I was in the office today seeing about a shop and I also wrote Murdo McDonald. Not very busy. James R. McIver was buried at Gress. Saturday 16th January I met Murdo McDonald and spoke to him … Continue reading

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Charles Morrison’s Diary, 1 to 14 January 1864

Friday 1st January Eighteen Hundred and Sixty Four has now begun and it is natural to look forward to try and see what prospects lies before me. During the year 1863 I have enjoyed health and strength soundness of body … Continue reading

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Charles Morrison’s Diary, 15 to 31 December 1863

Tuesday 15th December I was in the counting house speaking to Mr McKay about a Shop. I wrote to father & Kate. Wednesday 16th December Very stormy. Not much doing. Thursday 17th December We sold 20 Bolls oatmeal to Captain … Continue reading

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Charles Morrison’s Diary, 1 to 14 December 1863

Tuesday 1st December Very stormy not much doing. Wednesday 2nd December The “Eva” with meal from Aberdeen arrived. We were very busy. I was at the singing class. Thursday 3rd December Received 100 Bolls oatmeal. It was very cold & … Continue reading

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Charles Morrison’s Diary, 15 to 30 November 1863

Sunday 15th November Owing to the Steamer not arriving there was no preaching in the U.P.Church. In the afternoon Mr McRae E.C. preached from the 21st verse of the 6th chapter of Romans What fruit had ye then in these … Continue reading

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Charles Morrison’s Diary, 1 to 14 November 1863

Sunday 1st November We went to the schoolhouse at Breasclet Angus Matheson Teacher read the 16th chapter of Acts and was commenting on it as he went along. We went in at a ¼ to 12 o’clock it was ½ … Continue reading

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