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Letter of Robert Burns to Robert Graham dated Dumfries 5 January 1793

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Letter of Robert Burns to Robert Graham dated Dumfries 5 January 1793 (page 7 of 7)

Introduction:
Seven page letter which Burns writes to Graham in defence of the disloyalty charges which had been brought against him. He gives a detailed response to refute each charge and feels he has accounted well enough for himself to ask Graham to support his next scheme for advancement. (letter No 530)
Image Rights Holder:
National Trust for Scotland
Ref:
BMT173.12G
Project:
618:The Burns Manuscripts at Alloway
What:
Letter of Robert Burns to Robert Graham dated Dumfries 5 January 1793
Subject:
He signs off in his usual flowery way.
Who:
Robert Burns (1759-1796) (author)
Robert Graham, 12th Laird of Fintry (1749-1815) (friend and patron of Burns)
When:
5th January 1793 (when written)
Where:
The Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, South Ayrshire
Background:
He signs off in his usual flowery way.
Description:
The last page has little on it except Burns's conclusion to the proposal he put forward on the previous page when he finally states the he has both the physical characteristics and sufficient experience to make an ideal replacement for the ailing Supervisor.