CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 30/1/178
TitleTo the Duchess of Gordon, from Aberdeen
Date26 December 1779
Extent1 Item
Administrative HistoryJane Maxwell, Duchess of Gordon from 1767, when she married the Duke. The nature of the relationship with Beattie with her is problematic, and one aspect of Mrs Beattie's mental disorder was thought to be the intense jealuousy for Beattie's attachement to the Duchess
DescriptionMrs Beattie's bad health and his illness prevent them from accepting the Duchess' invitation to Gordon Castle. He refers to a letter who he had apparently written to Mr Ross contradicting rumors that were false and malicious. Hi did not know that Ross would show the letter to the Duchess. The Mirror has been resumed after being discontinued for half a year. He has never seen the Wake.
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description1 leaf folded
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