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  • Collection: Adam Cuninghame journal and letters, 1728-1736

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Letter of Adam Cuningham, Newcastle upon Tyne, to his father William, in Edinburgh, March 23, 1736. In this letter, Cuningham requested a meeting with his father and asked his father to keep secret his presence in Scotland. Cuningham sought one last…

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Letter of Adam Cuningham, Bristol mines, to his father William, in Edinburgh, May 24, 1730. Cuningham wrote to his father detailing his struggles in Virginia. He ascribed his difficulties to his charitable nature, the expense of medicines and the…

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Letter of Adam Cuningham, King George County, Virginia, to his father William, in Scotland, August 2, 1729. Concerning his decision to leave Williamsburg Adam writes: "please to know that Williamsburgh is but a small Village containing not 60…

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The journal of Adam Cuningham records his voyage to Virginia from Scotland, April 4-October 21, 1728. Cuningham recounts the many adventures of the ship and its crew who were fired upon by a French vessel, lost a man overboard who was killed by…