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2020.1.73

WWII RAF recruitment notice dated 1 Sep 1939 and addressed to Charles Mclean (1917-1941), son of Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay. Also receipts from Alkit, Oxford, suppliers of military clothing. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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2020.1.53

Copy of a handwritten letter, dated 19 August 1893, from Susan McLean, sister of Lachlan (a’ Mharsanta / the merchant) McLean (1836-1921), Kenovay, to Lachlan’s daughter, Christina McLean. It refers to Lachlan’s grief at the death of his young son Charles McLean (1880-1893). Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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2020.1.52

Handwritten letter, dated 21 June 1883, from Hector McDonald, Lochgilphead, to Lachlan (a’ Mharsanta / the merchant) McLean (1836-1921), Kenovay, regarding the activities of the Royal Commission and the hardships of Tiree crofters. The letter is very probably referring to Crofters’ rights and the  Napier Commission. Includes the remains of the original envelope stamped by both Lochgilphead and Oban post offices. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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2020.1.28

Notes made by Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay and Linlithgow, about the genealogy of his family and relatives, including his father, Lachlan McLean; Donald McLean (merchant) and Christina’s family; Charles McDonald and Mary’s family; Catherine McDonald; Marion Sinclair. Includes a list of dates of birth for Donald Archie, his wife Euphemia, and their seven children: Charles, Euphemia, Mary, George, Isabella, Alexina and Alister, and a note regarding Mrs Millar’s knowledge of the family history. Part of a large collection of items belonging to and about Donald Archibald McLean, Kenovay (1890-1981), and his family.

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Mrs Millar: “Mary Bell Dhomnchaidh, Orisgal. She will know our family better as ‘Clann Lachlann ‘a Mharsanta (= Lachlan McLean), Kennovay”

2017.26.1

Softback book ‘Correspondence from July, 1846, to February, 1847, Relating to the Measures Adopted for the Relief of the Distress in Scotland…’ Great Britain Treasury, 2012. Government correspondence about Famine Relief in the Highlands. Includes separate index listing references to Tiree.

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