Reference numberMM/23/5
TitleLetter from John Robertson, Portsea, to John Nourse, Strand, London
Date27 July 1755
DescriptionRobertson understands that Nourse has packed a parcel of the 'Elements of Navigation' to be sent with his goods, which have not yet arrived. He notes the reasons for delay, but the sooner the books are sent the better. He requests 25 copies via Wilkinson, with a few copies of De La Caille's Elements of Astronomy. Expresses concern that Dodson has a powerful opponent, but suspects the progress made by Blair. His interest is being magnified to intimidate Dodson. Robertson's situation would be soured by Dodson's disappointment. Asks Nourse to inquire why Mrs Thomas has not replied to him. The bell being now ringing at Church where he is going with 'my Gentlemen'. He is glad that Nourse has heard from Labelye.
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6931Robertson; John (1712 - 1776)1712 - 1776
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