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Doodle in school jotter
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Doodle in school jotter

This drawing appears at the back of a school maths jotter.
At the front the owner has written
"James Sinclair, Kirkhouse, East Side, South Ronaldsay, Orkney, 1842"
Picture added on 07 November 2008
Comments:
This is a message to Bill Sinclair, I dont know if you wil get a notification of this comment or what, but i would really apreciate it if you could get in contact with me . I'll only be brief on here, but I have acquired some old letters from this time, and I'm guessing you are a descendant of 'james sinclair' who is mentioned a lot in these letters. I'd like an opportunity to find out anything you know about his life? email me !!
Added by Lucy Nield on 13 August 2010
Hi Lucy

I am also related to this James Sinclair and I would appreciate if you could contact me and we can share information.

William Sinclair
Added by William Sinclair on 06 September 2010
Master James Sinclair's doodle resembles an America's Cup contender, she's carrying so much canvas (but she's 10 years too early). What's that flag flying at a rather unlikely angle from her mains'l?
A fine thing to possess, Mr Sinclair!
Added by Ian Hourston on 15 June 2011
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