CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/31
Alt Ref No32
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from David Skene to his father, Andrew Skene
Date30 June 1753
Extent1 item
Creator NameDavid Skene (1731 - 1770), M.D., of Aberdeen
DescriptionLetter from David Skene, Edinburgh to [his father] Andrew Skene, in which he describes his journey to Edinburgh; it has taken nearly three weeks to travel from London but they made many diversions; spent one day at the house of Judge Gordon in Hertfordshire, three days in Cambridge, one day in Uppingham, three days in Derbyshire with a Mr Slater and they visited Chatsworth. He describes it as 'a very short sketch of my travels through the finest country I have ever seen. Scotland was a truly mortifying sight after it.' His concern now is to sell his mare, 30 June 1753.
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Related MaterialMS 483/12
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