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Letter from A. Campbell to Lady Campbell, Barcaldine, 1833

Identifier: Coll-1437
Scope and Contents The letter is dated Doncaster, 26 January 1833, and addressed to Lady Campbell / Barcaldine / Bonaw / Argyleshire. It was written when the young Alexander was 13-years old, and begins, 'My dear Mamma'. The letter writes of making amends and promises to 'write much oftener than I have done previously'; of the 'nice cake' sent to him; and, of the receipt of a letter from Margaret who had said that 'Mary went to shower baths every other day'. The letter tells of how Christmas and New Year was...
Dates: 1833

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  • Names: Campbell, Alexander, Sir, 1819-1880 (2nd baronet Barcaldine, Captain Argyll and Bute Militia, Justice of the Peace) X