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  • stuart
    Thank you, Dale. Gwen ... From: stuart To: Sent: Saturday, November 27, 1999 10:22 PM Subject: Re:
    Message 1 of 5 , Nov 27, 1999
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      Thank you, Dale.

      Gwen
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: stuart <stuart@...>
      To: <ScottishWarPrisoners@onelist.com>
      Sent: Saturday, November 27, 1999 10:22 PM
      Subject: Re: [ScottishWarPrisoners] Scottish War Prisoners


      > From: "stuart" <stuart@...>
      >
      > Dear Dale,
      >
      > Thank you for sharing.
      >
      > Would you please be kind enough to check your books for anything on Robert
      > Stuart/Stewart, captured at Worcester by Cromwell and transported to
      Boston
      > on the John and Sarah, 1652.
      >
      > I have the list of prisioners transported. I believe I saw something that
      > showed he worked at the Iron Works, but have been unable to locate it
      again.
      > Any info would be most apreciated. Like you, we are trying to make that
      > jump across the Atlantic. There are some indications as to whom his
      parents
      > were, but they need documentation that we have been unable to find.
      >
      > Thanks again.
      >
      > Gwen
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Dale E Leathead <dleathead@...>
      > To: <ScottishWarPrisoners@onelist.com>
      > Sent: Saturday, November 27, 1999 5:36 PM
      > Subject: [ScottishWarPrisoners] Scottish War Prisoners
      >
      >
      > > From: Dale E Leathead <dleathead@...>
      > >
      > > Hi, Roy, Jan, Judy and Linda,
      > >
      > > Glad you are all still out there. So am I. I recently joined OneList
      > > under the Scottish War Prisoners interest group and this is the first
      > > time I have been in touch. My SWP is James Adams who was indentured to
      > > Saugus Iron Works for 7 years, having been taken by Cromwell's forces at
      > > the Battle of Dunbar. I made a visit to Saugus a couple months ago and
      > > found some interesting data. I found the 16-page booklet, "The Scots at
      > > Hammersmith" by Stephen P. Carlson at the Iron Works Vistors Center.
      > > Some of you may have seen it. It includes short biographical sketches
      of
      > > some of the Scots known to have been at Hammersmith (Saugus Iron Works).
      > > I also acquired lists ("inventories") of Scots Prisoners at the works as
      > > of 1650-51 (compiled by G. S. Stewart) and as of November, 1953
      > > (compilier not known). No bona-fide, original "Unity" passenger list
      has
      > > survived, it seems, but I found a list which has been "re-constructed",
      > > using various sources such as Charles Edward Banks' "Scotch Prisoners
      > > Deported to New England by Cromwell, 1651-62", and Massachusetts
      > > Historical Society Proceedings, 61 (Oct. 1927), 15-6, 28. The list
      codes
      > > those known to have been at the Saugus Iron Works and those known to
      have
      > > been at Richard Leader's Sawmill. William Furbush is listed. Daniel
      > > Cone is not. Apart from their war service at Dunbar and deportment to
      > > the Colonies, I have found nothing about where they all may have come
      > > from in Scotland. Since they come, for the most part, from unskilled
      > > labor backgrounds, it seems that we have a momentous task before us to
      > > trace our roots through them before their deportment to New England.
      But
      > > we keep at it, little by little. Incidentally, my surname is of Scots
      > > origin. My great-grandfather (spelling his name "Leithead") emmigrated
      > > to Montreal. But we have been unable to "connect" back beyond that for
      > > the same reason. Dale Leathead
      > >
      > > >
      >
      > >
    • chestercowen
      Dear Researchers, I would like to know if you find a John Coehon, Colquhoun or Cowen listed at one of the mills being mentioned. In appreciation I remain,
      Message 2 of 5 , Aug 16, 2003
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        Dear Researchers,

        I would like to know if you find a John Coehon, Colquhoun or Cowen
        listed at one of the mills being mentioned. In appreciation I
        remain,

        Chester...


        --- In ScottishWarPrisoners@yahoogroups.com, "stuart"
        <stuart@... wrote:
        > Thank you, Dale.
        >
        > Gwen
        > ----- Original Message -----
        > From: stuart <stuart@t...>
        > To: <ScottishWarPrisoners@onelist.com>
        > Sent: Saturday, November 27, 1999 10:22 PM
        > Subject: Re: [ScottishWarPrisoners] Scottish War Prisoners
        >
        >
        > > From: "stuart" <stuart@t...>
        > >
        > > Dear Dale,
        > >
        > > Thank you for sharing.
        > >
        > > Would you please be kind enough to check your books for anything
        on Robert
        > > Stuart/Stewart, captured at Worcester by Cromwell and
        transported to
        > Boston
        > > on the John and Sarah, 1652.
        > >
        > > I have the list of prisioners transported. I believe I saw
        something that
        > > showed he worked at the Iron Works, but have been unable to
        locate it
        > again.
        > > Any info would be most apreciated. Like you, we are trying to
        make that
        > > jump across the Atlantic. There are some indications as to whom
        his
        > parents
        > > were, but they need documentation that we have been unable to
        find.
        > >
        > > Thanks again.
        > >
        > > Gwen
        > > ----- Original Message -----
        > > From: Dale E Leathead <dleathead@j...>
        > > To: <ScottishWarPrisoners@onelist.com>
        > > Sent: Saturday, November 27, 1999 5:36 PM
        > > Subject: [ScottishWarPrisoners] Scottish War Prisoners
        > >
        > >
        > > > From: Dale E Leathead <dleathead@j...>
        > > >
        > > > Hi, Roy, Jan, Judy and Linda,
        > > >
        > > > Glad you are all still out there. So am I. I recently joined
        OneList
        > > > under the Scottish War Prisoners interest group and this is
        the first
        > > > time I have been in touch. My SWP is James Adams who was
        indentured to
        > > > Saugus Iron Works for 7 years, having been taken by Cromwell's
        forces at
        > > > the Battle of Dunbar. I made a visit to Saugus a couple
        months ago and
        > > > found some interesting data. I found the 16-page
        booklet, "The Scots at
        > > > Hammersmith" by Stephen P. Carlson at the Iron Works Vistors
        Center.
        > > > Some of you may have seen it. It includes short biographical
        sketches
        > of
        > > > some of the Scots known to have been at Hammersmith (Saugus
        Iron Works).
        > > > I also acquired lists ("inventories") of Scots Prisoners at
        the works as
        > > > of 1650-51 (compiled by G. S. Stewart) and as of November,
        1953
        > > > (compilier not known). No bona-fide, original "Unity"
        passenger list
        > has
        > > > survived, it seems, but I found a list which has been "re-
        constructed",
        > > > using various sources such as Charles Edward Banks' "Scotch
        Prisoners
        > > > Deported to New England by Cromwell, 1651-62", and
        Massachusetts
        > > > Historical Society Proceedings, 61 (Oct. 1927), 15-6, 28. The
        list
        > codes
        > > > those known to have been at the Saugus Iron Works and those
        known to
        > have
        > > > been at Richard Leader's Sawmill. William Furbush is listed.
        Daniel
        > > > Cone is not. Apart from their war service at Dunbar and
        deportment to
        > > > the Colonies, I have found nothing about where they all may
        have come
        > > > from in Scotland. Since they come, for the most part, from
        unskilled
        > > > labor backgrounds, it seems that we have a momentous task
        before us to
        > > > trace our roots through them before their deportment to New
        England.
        > But
        > > > we keep at it, little by little. Incidentally, my surname is
        of Scots
        > > > origin. My great-grandfather (spelling his name "Leithead")
        emmigrated
        > > > to Montreal. But we have been unable to "connect" back beyond
        that for
        > > > the same reason. Dale Leathead
        > > >
        > > > >
        > >
        > > >
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