Edward Sinclair Song, The

DESCRIPTION: "When first I saw Edward Sinclair He was a grown up boy." Sinclair's life is recounted as he starts his lumber mill: "when he was defeated He would always try again." His sons carry on the firm and some key employees are named.
AUTHOR: Patrick Hurley of Cassilis "probably about 1902" (Manny/Wilson)
EARLIEST DATE: 1959 (Manny/Wilson)
KEYWORDS: commerce lumbering ship moniker family boss
FOUND IN: Canada(Mar)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Manny/Wilson 15, "The Edward Sinclair Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST MaWi015 (Partial)
Roud #9197
cf. "The Banks of Mullen Stream" (regarding Sinclair's lumber operation)
NOTES [33 words]: Manny/Wilson: "Edward Sinclair ... was a prominent Miramichi lumber operator in the 1880's and 1890's.... The locality was known as Bridgetown after the Intercolonial Railway bridge was built." - BS
File: MaWi015

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