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Re: Connections with Portugal??
John, your information is very helpful about the Sutherlands. My brother in
law is a Sutherland. He is very much into Scottish history etc. I am going
to tell him about the Sinclair site. It's been helpful to me. I'm a Stewart
decendant. The Sinclair site has really been more helpful to me than the
Stuart (Royal) site. By being on the mailing list, I receive at least
several helpful responses each day. I have noticed that your responses have
been not only been numerous but helpful. Thanx for your dedication.
From: John S. Quarterman <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Saturday, May 08, 1999 1:30 PM
Subject: Re: Connections with Portugal??
>>There are 48 Sutherland names in the index of Vol 1 of Pete Cummings
>>"Genealogy of Prince Henry Sinclair" See book section of website.
>Your report on the Bell book, along with its particulars, are also now on
>Look under Publications for the books page.
>> I was about to return the borrowed book "A Prospect of Sutherland" by
>>Gilbert T. Bell. I don't know whether you were on this site at the time I
>>gave a brief report of it???
>>It gives a chapter of the ancient history of the Sutherlands. It goes
>>depth about family from about the 1700's and gives a good account of a
>>great family scandal. It tells about the Duke of Sutherland who built the
>>RR a branch of which went over to wick. He promoted many schemes to help
>>employ the people around there. I'm sure that some of our Sinclairs must
>>have gone over to work in the mines or on the RR. He brought in great
>>agricultural machinery but the land just wouldn't be fruitful. Really
>>interesting to read some of the nuts and bolts of the economy.
>John Sinclair Quarterman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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