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Robert Burns

Letter from Isa Brown to her father, Thomas Brown

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Isa Brown was the great granddaughter of Robert Burns, elder sister of Jean Armour.

 

Transcription:

Dumfries April 29th/ 1869 / Dear Father/ with great / pleasure I write you a few / lines Dear Father I am sorry / to tell you that dear little / Jeanie has had a bad cold / but is getting quite better / again hoping we shall all / be together soon and be very / happy we are all wearying / very much to see you. / Dear Father I am glad to / tell you that I am getting very / well on with my counting / I am now in Compound long / division. My Aunt helps me / sometimes and is very anxious / for me to get on Dear Father / I am going into the highest reading / class on monday . I am getting / on first rate dont you think / so father Uncle & Aunt / kind love to you and / to Mr and Mrs Armstrong / Grandma sends her kind / love to you all accept the / same from your loving / Daughter Isa Brown

Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
110mm x 173mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:0198.323
Digital Number:
DMBN021a, DMBN021b
Creation Date:
29 April 1869
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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