Henry Peter Brougham letter

Scope and Content

Address: St Kilda. To William Erskine, Esq, at Mr Dundas's, St Andrews Square, Edinburgh. 'You owe this letter more to a frolic than anyting else: several of us thought of writing just to try whether by any chance their Epistles would reach, so I address mine to you to let you know that your description of St. Kilda is perfectly poetical but does not contain one word of truth. My sea sickness prevents me writing this myself ...'.
Written in another hand and signed by Brougham. Endorsed in Erskine's hand: 'H. Brougham, St. Kilda 10 Aug. 1799, rec'd 6 Novem. 1799'.


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