Letter from Charles Keith to Anne Nisbet

Letter from Charles Keith to Anne Nisbet
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July 11, 1805

Charles Keith writes to Anne Nisbet regarding the death of her husband. "One of the best of Men is forever lost to his Friends and Mankind," as Keith observes. Keith also explains his decision to write Monody to the Memory of the Rev. Dr Charles Nisbet and asks that the Nisbet family "forgive the Errors and Defects" in that publication.

James Paton also writes Mrs. Nisbet to express condolences and share news about friends in Scotland. "I take the opportunity of Dr. Keiths letter to express my condolence with you and your family upon the loss of so worthy a husband," as Paton notes. Charles Nisbet died on January 18, 1804. Transcript included.

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Gift of Mrs. Martin R. Turnbull