Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to George Ellis, 1808 Dec. 13.

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Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to George Ellis, 1808 Dec. 13.

Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to George Ellis, 1808 Dec. 13.

Discussing articles for the first number of the proposed London-based literary journal [the Quarterly Review]; sending the prospectus for the Edinburgh Annual Register and discussing and recommending it; referencing his work on Jonathan Swift; mentioning that he has heard John Leyden is doing well in India.

1 item (5 p., with address) ; 24.7 cm

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