OT: 28 October 1911 – Charles Bannatyne “Canntaireachd”

The Oban Times, 28 October, 1911 Canntaireachd Salsburgh, by Holytown, 23 October, 1911 Sir,–Mr. Grant is still attempting to force down my throat a claim I never made. I have nothing to do with what Mr. Grant thinks or Mr. Simon Fraser says. Mr. Fraser can speak for himself on canntaireachd. Regarding Mr. William McLean, […]

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OT: 21 October 1911 – John Grant “Canntaireachd”

The Oban Times, 21 October, 1911 Canntaireachd 21 Murieston Crescent, Edinburgh, 16 October, 1911 Sir,–In your last week’s columns, I notice a reply to my letter which appeared in the previous issue. Dr. Bannatyne asks me to state when and where he made the claim that he is one of the two men living who […]

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OT: 14 October 1911 – Charles Bannatyne “Canntaireachd”

The Oban Times, 14 October, 1911 Canntaireachd Salsburgh, by Holytown 9 October, 1911 Sir,–Mr. Grant, in your issue of seventh inst., makes the statement that I claim to be one of two men living who “understand the MacCrimmon secrets.” Would your correspondent point out when and where I made the claim? I only claim to […]

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OT: 7 October 1911 – John Grant “Canntaireachd”

The Oban Times, 7 October, 1911 Canntaireachd 21 Murieston Crescent, Edinburgh 1 October, 1911 Sir,–Your issue of September 23rd contains a reply from Mr. Simon Fraser, Sydney, to my letter of 24th June last on the above subject. Mr. Fraser and Dr. Charles Bannatyne, claim to be the only two men living who know and […]

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OT: 23 September 1911 – Simon Fraser

The Oban Times, 23 September, 1911 Sydney, 9 August, 1911 Sir,–In your valuable paper dated June 24th, I see a letter from Mr. John Grant, and with your kind permission I will reply to it. As Mr. Grant does not suggest why Sheantaireachd was altered to Canntaireachd, I will call it by the latter term […]

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