A collection of historical and genalogical records
From time to time, I receive complaints that I should not be including the Pringles as a sept of the Douglases.
Whilst I like to leave the decision to others, I include the item as a reference.
Today, it is revealed that the problems facing the Pringles are deeper.
The village of Stichill lies in the historic territory of the Pringles, a notorious Riding family of Border Reivers. The Pringles of Stichill are a cadet branch of the Pringles of Smailholm. Robert Pringle of…Continue
Robert Douglas (1727–1809) was a Scottish-born soldier who replaced Ludwig Ernst von Brunswick-Lüneburg-Bevern as governor of the garrison city of 's-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands in 1784. He was major-general from 1778 and commander of the city from 1780 to 1794.
He was the son of George Douglas of Friarshaw.
A contemporary document has come to light that might be suitable for a family member to acquire.
Contact me for details.…Continue
Added by William Douglas on November 16, 2015 at 13:09 — No Comments
To Thomas Jefferson from Nathaniel Douglas, 18 September 1806
Bath Westmoorland Jamaa.
18 September 1806
I wrote you sometime ago. I am astonishd a person of your prudence respected years of experience and good Education should have pas’d over a consideration that so nearly concerns yourself as well as the multitudes that are and will arise in america in ages of futurity, in so Silent timid & uninterested a manner. you nor none that have seen my writings can say I…