The Dresden Letters – 4 : Portents of War

DRESDEN  23 DECEMBER 1797 Arthur arrived a few days ago. Nothing has been arranged as yet in a satisfactory manner for him. A variety of things is proposed to him but no vigorous steps taken to procure them. It is proposed to him to get Mr. Banks the weight master of Belfast to resign his employment on condition of arthritis and giving him the income during his life but this I fear he will not consent to. Sir Charles Talbot…

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