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Re: Those St Clair of the Isles, etc
Ray I certainly would be interested in having a look at thr Caithness Cadets
you mentioned below.
I am at "Tighnabruaich"
53 Lievesley St.
From: Coqnord@cs.com <Coqnord@cs.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Friday, October 13, 2000 2:20 PM
Subject: Re: Those St Clair of the Isles, etc
>This is in answer to Donald H. Sinclair, President Margaret Stokes in
>Australia and others on the net who have been looking for the books by
>St Clair, as shown by Ian Sinclair of Melbourne in his fine report on 4
>October. Several people have expressed a desire to get one or more of
> books if an when somebody makes copies. The book most of us are looking
>is "St Claires of the Isles", which consists of 18 chapters and 558 pages..
>I have been getting chapters here and there from several sources, always a
>page-by-page photocopy, a number of which are barely legible due to
>variations in the skill level of the copier, etc. I have been collecting
>bits and pieces of Sinclair Family History for about 18 years, and some
>people who know abou this have given me a page or two as they found them in
>libraries. As it turned out, I became focussed on my own particular line,
>the Caithness Cadets, and so when an opportunity came up to buy a photocopy
>set of the whole 558 pages some years ago, I passed.
>SO, if someone out there is only interested in the Caithness line, I can
>copies of what I have on my printer and send them snail mail, just ask and
>you shall receive, no charge. IF, on the other hand you need the whole
>and perhaps even "The Sinclairs of Caithness" by the same author, my
>recommendation is that we all hang in there a while until Ian gets through
>figuring a way that he can take pictures of the books available to him and
>then see what can be done to meet people's needs at a reasonable cost. I
>responded to his recent inquiry about this, saying that organizing the
>reproduction by family (location) would cut down on the specific orders
>somewhat, and we could all order something more like a "chapter" and
>our search. I don't know how others feel about this, but I'm slowly being
>suffocated by too many books, files etc that I really don't need. It's
>already cost a lot of money I have better uses for in my declining years,
>it just seems to proliferate at our present rate o growth and the
>outpouring of data from new and old members.
>That's all I have to say on the subject at this time. Have fun with your
>geneology, cousins. Best regards to alll - Ray Lower
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