Autograph letter signed : Ashestiel [near Melrose], to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1808] Oct. 14.

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Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. Autograph letter signed : Ashestiel [near Melrose], to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1808] Oct. 14.

Autograph letter signed : Ashestiel [near Melrose], to the Marchioness of Abercorn, [1808] Oct. 14.

Saying he is arranging a large collection of Tracts from Lord Somers' Library for republication, noting that it is a relaxing endeavor following his work on Marmion and Dryden; mentioning that he has had "some very agreeable visitors from England;" noting that he is still working on an edition of Swift; discussing his plans to come to London; saying he would be honored by permission to inscribe his "magnificent Swift" to Lord Abercorn; discussing the terrible weather.

1 item (5 p., with address) ; 18.6 and 25.1 cm

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Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

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