Item 5 - Letter from James Lee to Thomas Blaikie

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GB235 BLT/2/5


Letter from James Lee to Thomas Blaikie


  • 1814-12-26 (Creation)

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Handwritten letter on one sheet of paper with the remains of a wax seal.

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Letter from James Lee to Thomas Blaikie noting latest developments in the relationship between France and England and requesting that money due to him be paid as soon as possible.

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Open for consultation on appointment with the archivist.

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Permission for reproduction required from RBGE.

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  • English

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Very fragile, requiring extremely careful handling. The paper is torn and wax seal is broken.

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