About James Macdonell, WS
"Macdonell, James, of Milnfield — Apprentice to Coll Macdonald. — Eldest son of Alexander Macdonell, Writer in Inverness. Bom 1785. Died 23d November 1841. Mar. 4th January 1813, Mary Proby, second daughter of George Mackenzie of Pitlundie."
SOURCE: The Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet; 1890; page 127