Category Archives: Charles Morrison

Charles Morrison’s Diary, 15 to 30 April 1864

Friday 15th April We got up at 6 and left for Glasgow at 7 where we arrived at 9.15 and put up in Mrs Diamonds. We called at Messrs J & A Phillips Andrew Shaw and at Mrs Gardner’s. We … Continue reading

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Charles Morrison’s Diary, 1 to 14 April 1864

Friday 1st April It was pretty cold today. I was something busy. I took down some of the goods that was in J Stewart’s shop. At night I went to Goathill and was for some time with Christina. Saturday 2nd … Continue reading

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Charles Morrison’s Diary, 15 to 31 March 1864

Tuesday 15th March The Bills and tickets for the Soiree out. At night we were at Mr Caunter’s. Wednesday 16th March I had a letter from Kate. I wrote Lexy. At night we were at Mr Caunter’s. After going up … Continue reading

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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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