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Letter from Sir John Richardson to his neice Mary in Dumfries, 6 November 1863

Period:
19th Century
Description:

The previous day was Richardson’s 76th birthday, which he spent climbing Helm Crag, a 1300ft (405m) Lake District hill.

 

He also asks his niece to see if she can find him a copy of John MacTaggart’s Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia.

Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
length 225mm, width 178mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1957.30.132.2
Digital Number:
DMDO015a, DMDO015b
Creation Date:
6 November 1863
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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