CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 1160/6/55
TitleLetters: Francis Grant to Charles Gordon of Buthlaw
Date28 March - 20 April 1788
Extent1 item
DescriptionLetter (duplicate), prefixed to MS 1160/6/55/2, written by Francis Grant, Trelawny, Jamaica to Charles Gordon of Buthlaw at Cairness near Fraserburgh, per 'St. James’s planter', Captain Paxton. Promises to assist young sailor Kilgour to whom Gordon had given letter of introduction should he obtain a ship on return to London. He is forwarding accounts which he discusses and comments on crop prospects, quality of sugar, and related matters. Second letter, dated 20 April 1788, from Francis Grant, Jamaica to Charles Gordon (as above). He hopes for good crop on Georgia estate if rain comes soon and reports on shipping of sugar and rum.
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