American War of Independence | 1775-1783
Subject Source: UkatScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Including: letter from David Anderson, writer to the signet, to the 'Lord Advocate' concerning events in America 1777. From session clerk of Montrose to session clerk of Dunbar, in relation to poor relief, beggars badges and treatment of vagrants, December 1825. Details of pension of Sir John Gilmour, in the toun of Musselburgh. Correspondence of Earl of Moray...
Scope and Contents Note and stories collected from Mrs MacLellan, Ormacleit [Ormaclete, Uibhist a Deas/South Uist] relating to Flora MacDonald's family, including the relationship between Mrs MacLellan's own family and Flora's family, Mrs MacLellan being the grand-daughter of Flora's younger brother Angus. Angus had a very large family of ten sons and four daughters. Her family connections with other well known MacDonald families are also noted. The story of how Flora's eldest brother Ranald died in a gun...
Dates: 12 April 1870
Scope and Contents Story about Mr Aulay [Rev Kenneth MacAulay] and accompanying family history notes collected from Kenneth Morrison, Nisissi near Scarasta, Harris [Nisishee, Scarasta/Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris] telling how Morrison states that his paternal grandmother was a nurse to MacAulay and how his uncle went with him to Achateine in Airdnamurchan [Ardnamurchan, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. Morrison tells how MacAulay argued with the people of Ardnamurchan and how his wife was 'a proud dame', citing...
Dates: 11 July 1870