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Letter by Archibald Campbell, Duke of Argyll, Arranging a Meeting About a Parliamentary Election

Author(s): Campbell, Archibald

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Aguſt 14th 1702
Sir

I know upon this occaſion youl
have a great many to Importune you
In relation to the Elections of the members
of parlt for [¿]. I may expect
as your Chieff and yow being heir to Honeſt
faithful Soccoh your father that youl be
advyſed by me In your procedour at Leaſt
that youl delay & renounce any Ingadgements
in that matter till I speak with yow & on
the other hand yow may be aſſured of my
Countinuance and freindſhip on all occaſions
that my concern yow ſuch Is my gratefull
remembranc of your fathers unſpotted Intergrity
and [¿] to my faoily in the worst

of tymes I intend to be at Roſneath
about the 20th of next moneth
ſo ſhall ſay no further till then

I am
Yor Loving Couſſine
Argyll

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Letter by Archibald Campbell, Duke of Argyll, Arranging a Meeting About a Parliamentary Election

Document Information

Document ID 356
Title Letter by Archibald Campbell, Duke of Argyll, Arranging a Meeting About a Parliamentary Election
Year group 1700-1750
Genre Administrative prose
Year of publication 1702
Wordcount 133

Author information: Campbell, Archibald

Author ID 280
Forenames Archibald
Surname Campbell
AKA First Duke of Argyll, Master of Argyll, Lord Lorne
Gender Male
Year of birth 1658
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Mother's place of birth Dalkeith, Scotland
Occupation Nobleman, politician
Mother's occupation Noblewoman
Father's occupation Nobleman, politician
Locations where resident Edinburgh, London