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Letter of Robert Burns to Captain Richard Brown, dated Mauchline, 7th March 1788 - side 4

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Letter of Robert Burns to Captain Richard Brown, dated Mauchline, 7th March 1788 - side 4

Introduction:
Letter written at Mossgeil farm, Mauchline. Burns writes to his 'Dear friend', having been in England. (Letter 220)
Image Rights Holder:
National Trust for Scotland
Ref:
BMT143D
Project:
618:The Burns Manuscripts at Alloway
What:
Letter of Robert Burns to Captain Richard Brown, dated Mauchline, 7th March 1788 - side 4
Subject:
Letter written in answer to a letter of 28 February.
Who:
Richard Brown (1753-1833) (friend of Robert Burns)
Robert Burns (author)
Jean Armour (1767-1834) (friend of Robert Burns)
When:
7 March 1788 (date of composition)
Where:
The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, South Ayrshire
Background:
Letter written in answer to a letter of 28 February.
Description:
This page is a typical example of the address side found on many of Robert Burns letters. It shows the address and addressee - in this case 'No 4 7th March 1788, Capt'n Richard Brown, of the ship Mary & Jean, at Mrs Wylie, Greenock.'. Also there is the postal mark 'Mauchline' and a wax seal, - in this case only a portion remains.