MACPHERSON (JAMES) Autograph letter signed ("James Macpherson"), to "Dear Sir", 1784
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MACPHERSON (JAMES) Autograph letter signed ("James Macpherson"), to "Dear Sir", 1784
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MACPHERSON (JAMES)
Autograph letter signed ("James Macpherson"), to "Dear Sir", telling him of the death of his father: "I am very sorry to inform you, that I have just received Letters, from the North, mentioning that your father is no more, after a few days ilness"; adding that "Your presence, I understand, is much wanted, in the Country, as nothing can be done, in his affairs, till you arrive" and that "Should you not be able to get leave of absence, at Portsmouth, you'll please to acquaint me, by return of post, though what channel, it may be done, here" and subscribing himself "Yours affectionately", one page, trace of mounting on verso, 4to, London, 23 June 1784
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