Left: James Currie. Right: a portrait of Burns by Archibald Skirving, published in The Works of Robert Burns, by Blackie and Son, Glasgow, 1854.
Date : 31-05-1800
Correspondent : John BeugoCorrespondent Location : Edinburgh
Recipient : Cadell & Davies Recipient Location : London
Subject : Beugo informs the publisher that he has sent the frontispiece illustration for the edition.

Gentlemen

I have sent you by the Mail coach the copperplate of Burnsís portrait engraved for his posthumous works & hope you will receive it safe I am Gentl↑n↓

      Your most obedient servant
      John Beugo


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