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Sinclair, John, Sir (1st Baronet of Ulbster)



  • Existence: 1754 - 1835

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Letter of Sir John Sinclair.

Identifier: Acc.9679
Scope and Contents

Concerning the use of straw for ornamenting muslin, with examples of how it was done.

Dates: 1797.

Letters of William Creech., 1773-1794.

Identifier: MS.23638, folios 62-66
Scope and Contents

Letter of William Creech to John Nourse, 1773, concerns a set of books on natural history which Creech may have sold to Nourse.

Letter of William Creech to Mr Bell, 1793, concerns Creech`s approval over Mr Bell`s unstated course of action.

Letter of William Creech to Thomas Cadell, 1794, concerns the literary works of Hugh Blair and the publication of more volumes of Sir John Sinclair`s, `The Statistical Account of Scotland`.

Dates: 1773-1794.

"Mr. Alexander Sinclair's Journal" of a visit to Caithness on which he accompanied his father, Sir John Sinclair, 1st Baronet, of Ulbster, and his brother George Sinclair.

Identifier: MS.3090
Scope and Contents

The Sinclair's route from Edinburgh was by Stirling, Dunira, Weem, Aviemore, Beauly, and Golspie to Wick and Thurso, and they returned by Elgin, Peterhead, Aberdeen, and Kinross. The writer, aged 15, chiefly describes things of personal interest, such as food and social activities. He refers to Sir John's interests in road-building and herring-fisheries.

Dates: July-September 1809.

Papers and correspondence of the Williamsons of Banniskirk, the Sinclairs of Southdun and the Hendersons of Stemster, Bower.

Identifier: Acc.9872/1-178
Scope and Contents Containing the correspondence, accounts and papers of three Caithness families, the Williamsons of Banniskirk, the Sinclairs of Southdun and the Hendersons of Stemster, Bower. The papers span the seventeenth to twentieth centuries. The bulk of the papers relate to the Ulbster estates in Caithness, under the Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin Williamson's and Captain David Henderson's respective factorships. There are letters relating to The Caithness Fencible Regiment and the Caithness Highlander...
Dates: circa 1678-circa 1907.

Papers of Scottish interest, collected by R R Gove-Brown-Henderson.

Identifier: Acc.4378
Scope and Contents Comprising:1. letter, 1833, of Sir John Sinclair, on shell marle as manure2. rental, 1782, of the estate of Wattin, Caithness3. printed price list and two invoices, 1849, of Peter Lawson and Son4. list, 19th century, of seeds5. copy (in the hand of the donor) of letter, 1821, of William Stewart, on a new road in Caithness6. printed programme, 1887, of the Royal Naval Review at Spithead7. note book, late 17th...
Dates: late 17th century to 19th century.

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