Reference numberRBO/1/19
Alternative reference numberRBO.1.95
Title'The Description of the Hand Hirta Brought in by Sir Robert Moray'
Date30 September 1661
Description'Hirta lyes from Snod in Skye-Hand West and by North, from the neerest land to it in the Hereishe, from whence people ordinarilie take boate...'

Details about the island of Hirta, near St Kilda, off the Outer Hebrides - its wildlife, geology, indigenous population

Details about the wildlife on Burra and Soa given

Read to the Royal Society on 28 August 1661
Extent4 sides
Access statusOpen
Related materialPrinted in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 12, no 137, p 927
Related records in the catalogueCLP/7i/3
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8261Moray; Sir; Robert (1608 - 1673); army officer and politician1608 - 1673
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