Letter Regarding Signing an Address

Author(s): Campbell, Archibald


DidistonApr 2d

I hear that My Ld. Montrose
has sent an addreſs to be sign'd by
the gentlemen of dumbarton, it was
perhaps not very proper that he
should have made any debate who
should be the first mover of it in the
ſhire; & it being upon so neceſsary
an occasion as to aſsure the Queen
of their loyalty, it is fitting that my
brothers friends joyn in it, but in such
A manner as it may not appear to be
by the influence of others, Robin Campbell
will write to you of this more att
large, I design to be in your Country
very soon, in the mean time I dont doubt
but you will dispose every thing as well as
you can for my brothers interest; I can
aſsure you there is nothing I long for
more than to have an opportunity of
showing you how readie I am to do you
any service that lies in my power, & I am

att present upon it project which if it
takes, will convince you how much I am

Your afft. friend
& humble servant


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Letter Regarding Signing an Address

Document Information

Document ID 370
Title Letter Regarding Signing an Address
Year group 1700-1750
Genre Personal writing
Year of publication 1717
Place of publication Duddingston, Scotland
Wordcount 187

Author information: Campbell, Archibald

Author ID 167
Forenames Archibald
Surname Campbell
AKA Third Duke of Argyll, Earl of Ilay, Ilay
Gender Male
Year of birth 1682
Place of birth Surrey, England
Mother's place of birth Suffolk, England
Father's place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Occupation Nobleman, politician, military, judge
Father's occupation Nobleman, Politician
Education University
Locations where resident Glasgow, Edinburgh
Religious affiliation Presbyterian, Catholic