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James O. Kay [cousin]. Letter to James Phillips Kay (College Post Office, Edinburgh [Scotland]).

Dated at: [Bass Lane] Bury [Lancashire].

He talks of his recent meeting with James. He comments on the worsening commercial depression in Lancashire, reporting that the business of Mr Gordon of Leaf Square [Pendleton, Salford, Lancashire] has failed and uncle Fenton [banker] has experienced a couple of runs on the bank. He reminisces about a beautiful young woman he met along the Leith Walk [Edinburgh]. He also talks about Lomax and asks James to let Lomax know that the greyhound he brought over [from Ireland] has won its race.

Previous reference number 39.