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Maclean, Sinclair family

Reference Title (note) Date
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 44 Robert Murdoch Lawrence. (note: Discusses a query of Alaister MacGillean concerning Admiral Donald Cameron. Also has Lionel A. V. Shanks reply.)  
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 44a Alaister MacGillean. (note: A query concerning Admiral Sir Samuel Greig.)  
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 44b Mrs. M. McLean Hardy, Berkley, California to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair. (note: Asks Sinclair if he would like a copy of her history of the "Ancestry and Descendants of Allan MacLean.") 5 February 1906 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 44c A. H. MacLean, West Hampstead, G. B. to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Discusses research is conducting on the descendants of Alan MacLean.) 27 August 1904 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 44d Copy of an article taken from The Times, Sat. Nov. 8, 1894. (note: An obituary of Rear Admiral Archibald MacLean of the Imperial Navy.)  
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 44e Copy of an article taken from The Times, May 9, 1879. (note: An obituary of Privy Counsellor MacLean who sat in the Prussian House of Deputies from 1850-1855.)  
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 45 W. MacLean, Aberdeenshire to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair. (note: Requests six copies of the "Filidh na Coille." Also discusses a war in which MacLean feels the Japanese are "fighting the battle of civilization for the whole world.") 7 March 1904 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 46 J. M. MacLean, Earls Court, London, U. K. to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Deals with family history of J. M. MacLean.) 16 November 1901 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 47 Don MacKinnon, Edinburgh, Scotland to Rev. A. Sinclair MacLean, Belfast, PEI. (note: Requests copies of the book Sinclair wrote on the MacKinnon Clan.) 17 November 1902 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 48 R. MacLean, Chicago, Ill. to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Discusses family history.) 12 January 1900 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 49 John MacLean, J. P. Nowra, N.S.W., Australia to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: John MacLean discusses his ancestors - His father, Donald MacLean of Ardgour and mother, Sarah MacIntyre, and grandfather.) 22 May 1899 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 50 MacLean, Gravenhage, to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Written in Dutch Flemish (?). However it does give genealogical material.) 30 September 1898 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 51 A note on the family history of the MacLeans of Kirkibost.   
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 52 J.M. MacLean, Earls Court, London, U.K. to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast. (note: Requests that Sinclair trace his "highland ancestry." Provides information his father was Alexander MacLean of Pensmore.) 21 September 1898 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 53 H.H. MacKenzie, Glasgow to Magnus MacLean. (note: Discusses a deal made between Sir John Orde and Donald MacLean dealing with a lease.) 14 October 1898 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 53a J. Gilbert, University of Edinburgh to M. Maclean. (note: States that Alexander MacLane graduated as a Master of Arts on July 30, 1846.) 13 October 1898 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 54 Alexander Carmichael, Edinburgh to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: States that he is willing to help Sinclair if he is able, with the history that he is writing.)
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6 December 1898 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 55 H.H. MacKenzie, Balelone Lochmaddy to A. MacLean Sinclair. (note: Her account of the coming of MacLean's to Borreray as recited by the late John MacDougall.) 26 April 1899 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 57 R. MacDonald, Minister of South Vist., Lochboerdah to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: States that he is unable to help trace the history of the MacLeans.) 16 February 1899 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 58 Dr. W.C. MacLean, Southampton, U.K. to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Discusses a "little book" that he may publish.) 1896 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 59 J. A McLean, Calgary, N.W.T. to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Discusses the family history of Neil McLean, son of John McLean of Ayshire.) 9 May 1894 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 60 Sir Flemming Donald MacLean, Inverness-shire, Scotland to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Includes some historical information on Allan MacLean of Drimnin (?). Also mentions the three sons of Sir Lauchlan MacLean.) 27 August 1896 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 61 Malcolm H. Gillis, Margaree, Inverness Co., to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair. (note: Requests copies of - see MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 62.) 22 January 1891 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 62 A copy of "On Revisiting inverary", a poem by L. MacLean.   
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 63 Don Gray, Stellarton, NS to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Discusses recently published gaelic poetry.) 24 August 1891 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 64 William MacPhearson, Rathad Phadruig (?) to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair. (note: This correspondence is written in gaelic.) 6 February 1889 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 65 Peter McLellan, Orangedale to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair. (note: Asks Sinclair to correct a poem about the murder of McLellan's brother, murdered by a McDonald. Also requests that it be printed in the Pictou news.) 23 July 1889 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 66 John H. Nichols, Superintendent, State hospital at Tewksbury, Massachusetts to Mr. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Discusses Mr. John McLean, carpenter, born in NS. Recently deceased. John McLean's parents names as Allen McLean and Rebecca McLaughlin.) 27 January 1903 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 66a J.A. MacLean, Pomfret, Conn. to A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: States that he has had plenty of work since coming to the states. Also discusses wages he received. Asks about a man named Anthony who is now living in Boston.) 24 July 1880 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 68 Envelope, addressed to John B. McDonald, Glenburn, Antigonish Co. (note: photo transferred to photo collection, 28 August 1987.)  
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 71 Michael McNeil, Michael Buchannon, Glasgow, Scotland to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, PEI. (note: Requests genealogical information on the McNeil's of Barra. Also states the book, The Barra Chronicle alias The Barra Register of Events which dates for 115 3/4 is missing.) 1 October 1906 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 72 Neil McNish, Corwall, UK. to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Congratulates Sinclair on his completion of Sinclair Clan genealogical tree.) 20 January 1902 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 74 James Maclean, Greenock, to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: States he is unable to get any information from Hugh MacLean, since MacLean passed away March 24, 1899.) 19 May 1899 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 74b James MacLean, Greenock, to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Discusses the MacLeans of Coll.) 12 November 1898 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 75 James MacLean, Greenock to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, PEI. (note: Discusses the MacLeans, specifically, Laughlin MacLean who came from the MacLeans of Kilmory descendent of Allan, son of Donald of Gunner (?).) 8 March 1899 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 75a James MacLean, Greenock to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, PEI. (note: Discusses some statements concerning the ancestors of Dr. H. MacLean of Edinburgh. States that most of the information he has heard is false and could damage Sinclair's book if it were published. Also discusses Neil of Crosspool.) 23 February 1898 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 75b James MacLean, Greenock to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, PEI. (note: MacLean discusses the MacLean's of Coll as well he gives Sinclair a Gaelic poem.)  
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 75c James MacLean, Greenock to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair. (note: Parts of two letters. Both deal with MacLean Genealogy - very difficult to decipher.) 5 May 1897 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 76 Dr. James Sinclair, Sheffield, U.K. to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Traces his family genealogy back to Hector, Laird of Coll. Also includes gaelic songs.) 29 October 1889 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 77 James MacLean, Greenock to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Discusses Sinclair's work for the clan MacLean. Also states that Rev. D.A. Fraser was a bigamist.) 19 January 1900 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 79 Dr. Allan Pollock, Halifax to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Congratulations Sinclair on his published extracts.) 21 December 1901 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 81 A.H. MacKay, Halifax to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Requests a copy of Sinclair's work "The Clan Gillian.") February 1900 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 82 A.E. Burke, secretary of Bishop MacIntyre, Charlottetown to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Springville, NS. (note: Thanks Sinclair on behalf of the Bishop for the copy of "Clarsach na Coille," a collection of gaelic poetry.) 30 December 1886 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 84 Capt. R.K. MacKenzie, Flat River, PEI to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Spring Hill, Cumberland Co. (note: Offers Sinclair the position of pastor at a salary of $900.00.) 2 February 1888 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 85 Kegan Paul Trench Trubber and Co., Ltd., London, U.K. to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, PEI. (note: Requests press copies so that they are able to sell his little book on the languages of the world.)
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9 March 1895 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 86 I. Macbeth Forbes, Edinburgh to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair. (note: Request information concerning Highlanders involved in the American War of Independence.) 8 November 1901 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 87 Rev. E.H. Dewart, Toronto, Ont. To Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Discusses the MacLeans of Duart.) 4 August 1900 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 88 Letter from Alex MacDonald, Antigonish (note: Arrangements for publishing Sinclair's latest book, and the anticipated positive response to promotional advertising in The Casket (Antigonish newspaper); 2pp.)
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24 October 1900 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 88a Letter from Alex MacDonald, Antigonish (note: Concerning the interpretation of specific Gaelic words and phrases; 2pp.)
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5 June 1902 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 89 Letter from Alex MacDonald, Mabou Harbour Mouth (note: Visiting his father in Inverness County, Cape Breton, and has discussed with him the historical context of the poem "An Dubh Ghleannach"; 3pp.)
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1 July 1902 
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