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Letter to Mr Will
ID JSS0154
Title Letter to Mr Will
Document Reference MS2726/155 (verso)
Format 177 x 224 mm
Medium Handwritten note/letter on plain paper
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Note/letter handwritten,Mr. Will
Item Description Skinner's letter reads: from 'Gilbert Cottage Auchenblae 1 May Dear Mr Will, You might send on any music you don't want to me here by Thursday as we have a dance after the concert (on 5th May) hope we may have such a house as New Deer You are quite a jolly set of people and I feel disposed to grumble at my fate in being a / native of this Country Aberdeenshire ... Strathspey & Reel - Yours warmly J. Scott Skinner Shall I send you a Logie Coll: ?' Charles John Will (1867-?) was schoolmaster at New Pitsligo in the early 1900s, and a fiddle pupil of Skinner's. Skinner wrote a strathspey, 'Mrs Will' (JSS0153), for his wife. Mr Will was helpful to William Walker and others doing research into William Christie of Monquhitter, Aberdeenshire, and his family (See JSS0511).
Creator James Scott Skinner
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Time Period 1890-1900
Relationships JSS0153
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Harp & Claymore


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