CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/44
Alt Ref No60
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from George Skene, Aberdeen, to David Skene
Date19 October 1769
Extent1 item
Creator NameGeorge Skene was the brother of David Skene (1731 - 1770) and the son of Andrew Skene.
DescriptionLetter from George Skene, Aberdeen, to David Skene in which he thanks him for his 'fatherly affection' in instructing him in business and installing a manly spirit and regard for everything just and honourable; he saw Lieutenant Hay and states that he intends to 'procure a surgency' if possible as it is easier and more profitable than the position of surgeon's mate; he hopes to sail tonight, 19 October 1769.
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