An addition`to Laurel's run down of Sinclair/St Clair history. Yes
there was a US President. This information came from Dan Valentine's
book of little known facts entitled SPIRIT OF AMERICA essay no. 9.
Because there was an 8 year gap between the founding of our nation and
the ratifacation of the constitution (1781-1789) there were 8 people who
held the position of elected president before George Washington.
Each of those years the president of the US Continental Congress was the
prime authority of the nation. They were elected for one year. Those
men in order were:1.John Hansen 2.Richard Henry Lee 3.Elias Boudinot
4.Thomas Mifflin 5.John Hancock 6. Nathaniel Gorhan 7.ARTHUR SINCLAIR
(Who was also the Gen Arthur Sinclair ) 8.Cyrus Griffin and then in 1789
(old history teacher of Olympia Washington)
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> Subject: Astonishing
> Date: Friday,
April 09, 1999 7:34 PM
> Dear Cousins,
This job is so much fun and it is because of all of you. I know there
> are some silent
ones lurking about that haven't spoken up but one of these
> days we'll
hear from you also, I bet.
It seems like the Sinclairs/St. Clairs were everywhere during
> They were
descendants of Vikings,
> They beat
Columbus to this hemisphere by 94 years.
> and were Counts,
Dukes, Queens, Kings, Prime Minister in Australia,
> About 8 of
them accompanied another one named William the Conqueror to the
> Battle of
> They were
hard working soldiers, sailors, wives, and grandmas.
> Since so many
made up the Royalty and relatives of the monarchy of England,
> there must
have been Sinclairs at all of their battles
> Many in Rev.
war on both sides-Generals to privates
> They were
trappers and workers with the Hudsons Bay Co.
> I suppose
the War of 1812 had its share
> Were there
any at the Alamo?
> Do we have
some Gold Rush stories?
> I heard one
was with Custer, where is the story on that? Don't quote this
> until we dig
it up again.
> Of course
the Civil War
> And as short
a span of time as the Pony Express covered, we had a Sinclair
> manage to
participate also in that also.
> How about
the Spanish American War?
> One was a
mysterious Earl living in ND
> Any on the
oil men, politicians, musicians, writers
> Isn't it time
for a President Sinclair/St. Clair. Ha
> I would like
to see a few more entires on this list for Sinclair women.. I
> know I've
left out many catagories. But think about those interesting
We will capture their stories eventually, so don't go away.
> And then we
had the question about apparitions in the Sinclair castles.
> Well, let
me tell you, when we get all this collected you are going to see
> that in this
area our ghosts have not shirked their duty also!
Still waiting to see whether anyone has the "White Lady" story.
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