CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 38/56
Alt Ref No44
TitlePapers of David Skene: correspondence: Letter from Archibald Grant, London, to David Skene
Date5 December 1769
Extent1 item
Creator NameSir Archibald Grant of Monymusk, second baronet (1696 – 1778), politician and agricultural improver
DescriptionLetter from Archibald Grant, London, to David Skene regarding the provisions which were made for George Skene in the previous letter; Dr Fordyce and others feared that he would not pass the examination looking as young as he did and without experience as a mate, thought he might lose both the mate's position he had been offered and the surgency; George Skene has accepted the mateship and now lacks money; he has loaned him 10 guineas with letters for ship's stores and has given security to enable him to have £150; he asks David Skene for a letter to indemnify him for the £150, 5 December 1769.
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