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Re: Catherine Sinclair and David Sutherland
The letter was 1402 by Henry St.Clair 2nd Sinclair Earl of Orkney, son of
Prince Henry and father of Earl William. the builder of Rosslyn Chapel. In
this document he appoints a David Menzies as tutor testamentary to his son
William. The was a copy of this published in Rosslyn O' Rosslyn last year.
From: Toni Sinclair <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Sinclair disc. list <email@example.com>
Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2000 8:12 AM
Subject: Catherine Sinclair and David Sutherland
>Just on the eve of our departure for the UK, I was going through old
>information, and found a copy of a letter dated Jan 31, 1935, from
>MooseJaw, Saskatchewan, regarding
>the above two. I think someone was recently asking about it. The
>writing is very difficult to read, but not impossible. I'm mentioning
>this now, because I'll need someone to jog my memory after the Sinclair
>These two came out to Lanark County, Canada, and had 12 children. It
>seems they settled in a place they called "Sinclair Corners" . Does this
>sound familiar to anyone?
>I don't have time to retype it right now, but its a lovely letter, with
>lots of family names.
>Somebody, please claim it!
>We are so looking forward to the Millenium Gathering, and meeting so
>many of you
>after these years of corresponding! I know its going to be great fun.
>Last weekend, I
>co-chaired a gathering of Islay descendants, and we had a blast! We met
>Ontario. The archives at Guelph Univ. are fantastic, the best
>collection of Scottish material outside
>of Scotland. We even saw a letter written by Henry Sinclair, dated
>his seal on it (I think Rory has seen it). We obtained a photocopy,
>which we'll bring with us.
>I'm rambling, and should be packing!
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