Autograph letter signed : "Ashestiel by Selkirk" [near Melrose], to the Marchioness of Abercorn, 1806 Sept. 20.

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Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. Autograph letter signed : "Ashestiel by Selkirk" [near Melrose], to the Marchioness of Abercorn, 1806 Sept. 20.

Autograph letter signed : "Ashestiel by Selkirk" [near Melrose], to the Marchioness of Abercorn, 1806 Sept. 20.

Thanking her for a box of quills; discussing the calamitous weather, noting that "one day the thunder was so tremendous as actually to affect my hearing for some time" but that the only tragic incident was the death of a pony; referencing the Irish travels of the Marquis and emphatically praising William Pitt; saying that Scotland has been "threatened with a visit of the Heir Apparent;" responding to her inquiries that he is still busy with Dryden's Works and asking for advice on how to approach the Duke of Dorset to ask for copies of original Dryden letters in his collection.

1 item (4 p., with address) ; 23.1 cm

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