CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 1160/6/15
TitleLetters: Francis Grant to Charles Gordon of Cairness
Date23 September - 11 November 1781
Extent1 item
DescriptionLetters (duplicate dated 23 September prefixed to later original of 11 November) written by Francis Grant, Georgia [Jamaica] to Charles Gordon of Cairness, near Fraserburgh, per 'Thynne' pacquet. Reports on weather, state of cane, work on estate, incompetence of overseer, amount of rum and molasses produced, food available for negroes, estimate for building stone walls and how cost is to be met. He looks for letter by September pacquet. The rains had been heavy in October so crop may be good.
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