Reference Code: GBR/1058/PIT/1/1/2
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The letter, sent from Burton Pynsent, explains and apologises for not being able to make a journey to Cambridge. Chatham conveys how this is a matter of particular regret, as "it deprives him of being introduced to your personal acquaintances, and that of the gentlemen of your society". He goes on to talk of his son, William, who he writes is "of a tender age" and "too young for the inequalities of a man, I trust, he will not, on the other hand, prove troublesome by the puerile tallies of a...