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Re: Astonishing Sinclair history!

   A bit of a romantic story re: my great grandfather and the South African 
Gold Rush.  This story was relayed to me by a 90 year old Orcadian gentleman 
who knew my great grandfather's family.   ALEXANDER SINCLAIR went to join 
unnamed uncle in the search for gold.  He found a nugget the size of nut and 
returned to Orkney, fancied some jewelry for family members and used the 
procedes to marry a my grandmother "whose family thought they were gentry"  
and finance his trip to America.   He had come from a family whose family of 
13 lived on a small croft surrounded on three sides by my gr-grandmothers 
large farm.   
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