Letter: 1824 Aug. 20, Belgrave Place, Pimlico [London] to David Laing / Allan Cunningham. 1824.

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Cunningham, Allan, 1784-1842. Letter: 1824 Aug. 20, Belgrave Place, Pimlico [London] to David Laing / Allan Cunningham.

Letter: 1824 Aug. 20, Belgrave Place, Pimlico [London] to David Laing / Allan Cunningham. 1824.

Informs Laing that he has now completed over half of his collection of Scottish ballads.

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Cunningham, Allan, 1784-1842

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Allan Cunningham was a Scottish author. Trained as a stonemason, he made a name for himself by passing off his own poetry as a collection of traditional Scottish ballads. As a professional man of letters, he had diverse interests, writing plays, novels, short stories, collecting and editing anthologies, and writing biographies and other nonfiction, but was probably most successful as a poet. From the description of Allan Cunningham letters, 1825-1839. (Pennsylvania State University L...