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Item BLT 2/5 - Letter from James Lee to Thomas Blaikie
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Part of Thomas Blaikie collection

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Reference code

GB235 BLT/BLT 2/BLT 2/5

Title

Letter from James Lee to Thomas Blaikie

Date(s)

  • 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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Name of creator

Lee, James, 1754-1824, gardener (1754-1824)

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Scope and content

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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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

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

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