CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/30
Alt Ref No31
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from David Skene to his father, Andrew Skene
Date17 June 1753
Extent1 item
Creator NameDavid Skene (1731 - 1770), M.D., of Aberdeen
DescriptionLetter from David Skene, Uppingham, to his father, Andrew Skene, in which he describes his journey so far; they stopped in Cambridge where the professors made them welcome; saw a ceremony where the Lord High Chancellor was created Doctor of Laws by the Duke of Newcastle, chancellor of the University, and five young noblemen were created Masters of Arts; he is currently staying with John Fordyce in Uppingham, 17 June 1753.
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Related MaterialMS 483/11
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