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Maclean, Sinclair family

Reference Title (note) Date
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 279 H.H. Bruce (?), Barney's River Sta. to A.M. Sinclair. (note: Several letters detailing the genealogies of several families including: Sutherland, Mckenzie, Robertson, Patterson, Bruce, Morrison.) November 1902 – January 1903 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 280 M. Buchanan, Castlebay Barra, to Rev. A.M. Sinclair, Belfast PEI. (note: Request for information regarding the genealogy of the MacNeil family of Barra.) 3 February 1903 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 281 Poem published in (?) titled Cursory View of Rosneath by a Celtic Sojourner.   
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 282 Neil Brodie (?), Halifax, NS to Rev. A.M. Sinclair. (note: Discusses the need to preserve the Gaelic language - particularly through the publication of a newspaper/journal.) 6 August 1880 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 283 Letter from Murdoch MacIntyre, West Bay, Cape Breton (note: Requests that Sinclair correct a poem, "Luinag," written in Gaelic; 5pp., incl. poem.)
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1 March 1886 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 284 Bard na Caepach, Springhill to Rev. A.M. Sinclair. (note: Discusses the Bard's family history. Also includes a gaelic poem "To a Mayflower".) 30 December 1896 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 285 Alexander Stewart, Nether Lochaber to Rev. A.M. Sinclair. (note: Discusses place names in Lochaber.) 20 December 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 286 Maclaine of Lochbuie, Chief of the Clan to Rev. A.M. Sinclair. (note: States that Sinclair will be able to attain any information he desires from Professor McClean concerning Maclaine of Lochbuie family history.) 14 May 1880 (?). 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 287 A list of those who contributed to a monetary gift for Reverend and Mrs. Sinclair to show the respect and esteem Sinclair's congregation feels for him. Belfast, PEI.  1906 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 288 Dr. McNish, Cornwall to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Congratulates Sinclair on his translation efforts.) 17 December 1883 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 289 John MacKenzie, Durham, NS to Rev. A.M. Sinclair, Springville. (note: Would like to know if Sinclair would accept a call from the United Congregation of West River.) 7 September 1880 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 290 Letter from Jessie N. MacLachlan (note: Touring Canada to raise money for the Gaelic Society of London; missed meeting Sinclair when in Prince Edward Island; 2 pp. Also enclosed: circular, Gaelic Society of London, Scheme for the encouragement of the Teaching of Gaelic in Highland Schools; 3pp.)
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20 October 1902 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 291 George W. Sinclair, Goshen, Guysborough Co. to Rev. A.M. Sinclair. (note: States that Janet is doing poorly.) 20 May 1896 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 291a Libbie E. Sinclair, North End Lochabar, Antigonish Co. to Rev. A.M. Sinclair. (note: States that Aunt Janet passed away (Janet was A.M. Sinclair's half sister).) 29 May 1896 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 292 A. McGillivrey, Dumraglass, Antigonish to Rev. A.M. Sinclair. (note: Thanks Sinclair for the gift of a book the Maclean Bards.) 28 February 1898 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 293 Cecilia Sinclair, Chacachase, Trinidad to Rev. A.M. Sinclair. (note: Cecilia discusses teaching and living in Trinidad.) 31 December 1895 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 294 D. MacLochlan, Edinburgh to Rev. A.M. Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Discusses the family history of the Macleans. Includes extracts from Origines Parochiales Scotiae Vol. II.) 30 March 1898 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 295 L. Maclean, Greenhill, Kenilworth, South Africa to John Maclean Esq., Glasgow, Scotland. (note: Refers to the gaelic language, and A.M. Sinclair.) 24 August 1898 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 296 Archibald Maclean, Berlin, Germany to Rev. A.M. Sinclair. (note: Hopes that Sinclair can verify his hereditary claims.) 26 September 1895 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 297 George F. Black, the New York Public Library to Rev. A.M. Sinclair. (note: Requests a copy of the MacNeilles of Barra.) 11 February 1907 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 298 D.D. MacDonald, Baileys Brook to Rev. A.M. Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Discusses Sinclair's work.) March 1898 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 299 An envelope with McNeils of Barra written in pencil on its front.  10 May 1900 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 300 Susanna L. Buxton, Secretary of the Garfield W.F.M.S., Belfast to Mrs. A.M. Sinclair, past honorary President of the Garfield W.F.M.S. (note: A letter on Mrs. Sinclair's involvement in the society.) 12 July 1906 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 301 A collection of letters dealing with the history of Barney's River.   
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 302 Letters of New Years Greetings. (note: One in English and the other in Gaelic.)  
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 303 An address called "Boys learn latin" written by A.M.S.   
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 304 An article on the Manitoba School Question titled "The Great Pow Wow". (note: Declined for printing by "The Patriot".)  
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 305 John McLean Sinclair, Montague to Rev. A.M. Sinclair, his father, Belfast, PEI. (note: Letter discusses John's life in Montague.) 15 September 1904 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 306 P. Maclaine Pont, the Hazue to Rev. A.M. Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Discusses the Barons MacLeans in Sweden.) 16 May 1903 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 307 Michael McNeil, Castlebay, Barra to Rev. A.M. Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Talks about the history of Barra, clans and also mentions information sources.) 1 November 1896 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 308 Archibald Maclean, London, GB to Rev. A.M. Sinclair. (note: Mentions the Oban Telegraph, a project the two shared.) 22 March 1897 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 308 Archibald Maclean, Edinburgh to Rev. A.M. Sinclair. (note: Discusses the Maclean family.) 31 December 1887 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 308 Archibald Maclean, Hyde Park, London to Rev. A.M. Sinclair. (note: Maclean requests information regarding P.M. Maclean of Kent.) 29 March 1895 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 309 Francis J. Grant, Registrar House, Edinburgh to Rev. A.M. Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Names various research sources and their posts.) 9 July 1897 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 310 Alexander Mclean of Ardour, NB to Rev. A.M. Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Sends a poetry book written in Gaelic (not enclosed).) 12 July 1887 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 311 A letter written in Gaelic concerning a family history from the Isle of Wight.   
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 312 Fanny Maclean, Archie's eldest daughter, Kent, to Col. Sir Fitzroy Donald Maclean, CB. (note: Two reminisce of the father of Col. Sir Fitzroy D. Maclean.) 14 January 1899 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 313 C.S. Maclean, Newstead, Shanklin, Isle of Wight. (note: A letter written in Gaelic. Enclosed a sketch of the scene of Cavy Action at Nawa Kila; results of a school board election from Jura; and an obituary of John Dalrymple Maclean, J.R.)  
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 314 Magnus Maclean, Glasgow to Rev. A.M. Sinclair. (note: An account of a clan gathering.) 26 November 1892 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 315 Archibald Maclaine, Glasgow, Scotland to Rev. A.M. Sinclair. (note: Discusses family history as Archibald claims to be a second cousin.) 23 February 1891 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 316 Rev. J.B. Maclean, Upper Stewiacke to Rev. A.M. Sinclair, Belfast. (note: Discusses the Clan Gillian.) 9 February 1900 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 318 Miss J.S. Press, New York to Rev. A.M. Sinclair. (note: Discusses her ancestors, the Macleans of Pictou.) 21 February 1902 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 319 Alan Walter Maclean, Surrey, UK to Rev. A.M. Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Discusses the Macleans of Kilerrou.) 20 June 1903 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 320 Neil Maclean, Glasgow to Rev. A.M. Sinclair, Belfast. (note: Discusses family history and the Gaelic language.) 26 May 1900 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 321 Alexander Beaton, River Little Judique, Inverness Co., NS to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Family history of the Ridges and the Beatons of Judique.) 16 March 1906 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 322 J.K. Blair, Truro, NS to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair. (note: Judgements of particular suits.) 16 November 1885 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 323 John A. Campbell, Iron Rock, to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Wants to buy land from Sinclair.) 6 June 1895 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 323 John A. Campbell, Iron Rock, to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Wants to rent the land from Sinclair.) 2 October 1895 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 323 John A. Campbell, Iron Rock, to Rev. A. MacLean Sinclair, Belfast, PEI. (note: Settlement of accounts for rent.) 28 October 1895 
MG 1, vol. 2660, no. 323 John A. Campbell, Iron Rock, to Rev. A.M. Sinclair. (note: States that he is still unable to pay rent.) 1 October 1897 
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