CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/49
Alt Ref No52
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from George Skene, London, to David Skene
Date11 December 1769
Extent1 item
Creator NameGeorge Skene was the brother of David Skene (1731 - 1770) and the son of Andrew Skene.
DescriptionLetter from George Skene, London, to David Skene in which he expresses his surprise at the critical nature of his brother's recent letter; he feels that he is 'cruel to upbraid me in such a stile' but confesses to folly and impatience; he does not feel that he has shown a want of gratitude; he believes that he has not deviated from the plan that they had agreed - he applied to Mr Paterson though he took a long time and Mr Davidson had found a berth sooner; he gave up the surgency found by Mr Paterson on the advice of Mr Fordyce and Mr Davidson; he has a much better opinion of Mr Paterson than he had previously had; he discusses the money he was to be advanced and expresses his sorrow that he will not be getting any aid from his brother - 'I wish to god you may be happy and enjoy your money', 11 December 1769.
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