CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3470/6/1/723
TitleLetter: Dr Alexander MacKenzie
Date18 August 1803
Extent1 item
DescriptionLetter from Dr Alexander MacKenzie referring to the serious position in Ceylon where, according to reports, sickness had reduced numbers far below the 8,000 to 10,000 troops required in the Island. Enclosed is a letter from the General’s nephew, Captain Charles MacKenzie, asking for the General's help in getting him appointed to the paymastership of the 78th Regiment. [Marked 'A6' in red lettering]
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