Reference numberCB/1/2/2
Alternative reference numberBLA.B.160
TitleLetter from Charles Blagden, Edinburgh to Mrs Elizabeth Nelmes
Date19 November 1765
DescriptionRecounts to his aunt the remaining part of his journey from Bristol to Edinburgh, continuing from Newcastle. Describes landscape around Morpeth, Alnwick Castle, the view of the sea and the presence of all sorts of Game. Describes crossing the border into Scotland at Berwick upon Tweed, detour to visit Dunbar and stop for dinner in Haddington. Saw stones commemorating ancient Scottish battles.
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Access statusOpen
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