2031.
Breeze (Andrew), Tobin (William): The great comet of 1744 and a poem by Alexander MacDonald on the pretender.
In Éigse 32 (2000), pp. 135–137.
Meaning of còmaid ‘comet’ in Alexander MacDonald’s poem beg. 'S ball beag mì-riaghailteach, lag, laidir is confirmed as shown to be referring to De Chéseaux’s Comet (1744).

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