John MacDonald

Laird of Glenaladale and Glenfinnan, philanthropist, born Glenaladale, Scotland, c.1742; died Tracadie, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 1811. He was educated at Ratisbon, and on returning to Scotland mortgaged his estate and purchased a tract on Prince Edward Island, where he spent his life laboring for the temporal and spiritual welfare of his impoverished countrymen, driven into exile for remaining Catholics.

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