Letter from John Hope to Viscount Melville reporting a few issues encountered during the recent removal of items from Dunfermline Palace, forwarding bills for the packing crates used, and discussing a recent offer of a gift to the King.

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Title

Letter from John Hope to Viscount Melville reporting a few issues encountered during the recent removal of items from Dunfermline Palace, forwarding bills for the packing crates used, and discussing a recent offer of a gift to the King.

Date Created

31 August [1828?]

Creator

Hope, John

Description

Hope writes "I met Mr Hunt of Pittencreif [House] (to whom I mentioned that the Palace now belongs) 2 days ago in the street & he begged to renew his wish that His Majesty would accept the Cabinet of Queen Anne of Denmark, which came into the possession of his family along with the Palace".

Language

English

Identifier

GEO/MAIN/25434-25435