Correspondence on family matters

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William Forbes
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24 Sep 1722-15 Apr 1723
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Letters to James Forbes in London and at Callendar from Robert Forbes, his brother at Byfleet, London and Edinburgh, on financial and personal matters.
5. describes his circumstances at Byfleet where he attends the parish church "The church musick is curious, there is no organ but a few people sit in a gallery and sing...different parts...they sometimes sing psalms in prose" Also mentions keeping hens in Primrose St and a fire near "our house in the Strand" 8. mentions items sent from London to Callendar, including cases of wine, 2 cases of glasses, 8 cases of wearing apparel, coach harness, bundles of bedding and garden tools

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24 Sep 1722-15 Apr 1723
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A727.159

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