Autograph letter signed : Ashestiel [near Melrose], to George Ellis, [1809] Sept. 14.

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Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. Autograph letter signed : Ashestiel [near Melrose], to George Ellis, [1809] Sept. 14.

Autograph letter signed : Ashestiel [near Melrose], to George Ellis, [1809] Sept. 14.

Hoping that Ellis's "kind endeavours in favour of Southey may succeed;" referencing the possibility of Southey being appointed historiographer; discussing the War of the Fifth Coalition; noting that he did not review her work (possibly Tales of Fashionable Life or Ennui, both published 1809), saying "it falls below my opinion of that lady's merits." Discussing specific articles [intended for the Quarterly Review]; mentioning a trip to the Highlands and mutual acquaintances.

1 item (3 p., with address) ; 24.7 cm

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