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Re: Sir John Sinclair's History of the Revenue.

>Dear John:
>The source is Sir John's mother Lady Janet Sinclair whose family Bible gives
>the following as quoted in Mitchison who had the book to read from:

Well, that's pretty primary.


>I never want to argue with Burke's but this information is from primary
>documents and from a scholar with impeccable credentials.  There are
>portraits today in Thurso Castle of Lady Diana Sinclair.... There must be
>more in Burkes that you have missed  .... or they missed it.

Looks to me like Burke's is only showing children who had titles or issue.

>So what do we do now?

I'd say you've got the primary source, or a copy of it; why not write
to Burke's and ask why the discrepencies?


John S. Quarterman <jsq@quarterman.org>
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