Autograph letter signed with initials : Abbotsford [near Melrose], to the Marchioness of Abercorn, 1813 Apr. 22.

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Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832. Autograph letter signed with initials : Abbotsford [near Melrose], to the Marchioness of Abercorn, 1813 Apr. 22.

Autograph letter signed with initials : Abbotsford [near Melrose], to the Marchioness of Abercorn, 1813 Apr. 22.

Concerning some modern verses that were sent to Scott as an original poem by Jonathan Swift; discussing Southey's historical essays, regretting that although there are many brilliant passages, "he has not the power of condensing the information which he conveys;" describing some books he is having sent to her; reporting that he is "far advanced" in his work on Swift; noting that when he is finished with Swift he intends to arranged for publication a "very complete collection of songs and poetry respecting the insurrections for I will not call them rebellions of 1715 and 1745" as a supplement to his Border Minstrelsy; hoping to see her in Dumfries. With a lengthy postscript praising Mathurine (Charles Robert Maturin).

1 item (6 p., with address) ; 25.1 cm

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Abercorn, Anne Jane Hamilton, Marchioness of, 1763-1827,

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Scott, Walter, 1771-1832

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Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745

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Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780-1824

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Irish dramatist. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Dublin], to W. Plunkett [sic], 1801 July 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270636738 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to W. M. Mason, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270637129 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Dublin?], to Monk Mason, [no year] Aug. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270636735 Charles Maturin was a somewhat eccentric Irish c...