Autograph letter signed : "Ashestiel by Selkirk" [near Melrose], to [the Marchioness of Abercorn], 1810 Sept. 30.
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Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Abbotsford, Melrose, to the Marchioness of Abercorn,  Mar. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 747107129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : place not specified to Charles [Sharpe], [1817 or later?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 745119219 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to [William Slade], 1803 June . (Unknown). W...
Henry Dundas, the first Viscount Melville (1742-1811), statesman, was the father of Robert Saunders Dundas, the second Viscount Melville (1771-1851), also a statesman. Henry Dundas was educated at Edinburgh High School and University, before becoming solicitor-general for Scotland in 1766. He was M.P. for Midlothian 1774-1790, except for a few months in 1782, when he sat for Newtown, Isle of Wight. He was lord advocate 1775-1783, lord rector of Glasgow University 1781-1783, privy councillor, and...
Epithet: of the parish of St Bride London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x0002ec Epithet: Lieutenant-Colonel 17th Lancers, dedicatee of the composer 'Dolores' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000977.0x00021c English politician. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Willington and [London], ...
The attribution of this otherwise unknown poem to 'D. Swift' may indicate D[ean Jonathan] Swift, the poet and satirist. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography. From the guide to the A gentle echo on woman, attributed to D. Swift, ca. 1710-1720, (Leeds University Library) Epithet: Dean of St Patrick's Dublin, author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000...