The letters' main subject is the sale and export of cattle by Scottish farmer Amos Cruickshank, along with related discussion of raising, breeding, and showing cattle. The weather as it affects crops and farming is a second major topic. Social conditions in Scotland, such as workers' wages, social unrest, economic depression, and politics, are occasionally referred to.
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- Unpublished Material and Manuscripts
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XS1 MS A087
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