Autograph manuscripts of dramas and other works of Sir David Erskine. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
Adv.MS.5.1.17
Level of Description
Item

Dates

  • Early 19th century. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 278 folios. Quarto.

Subjects

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    (i) A sketch of Margaret of Denmark, wife of James III. (Folio 1).

    (ii) `Latter Years of King James the Third of Scotland, A Tragedy in five acts`. The dedication is dated 1827. (Folios 2-104).

    (iii) `King James the Fourth of Scotland, A Tragedy in five acts`. (Folios 105-207).

    (iv) `Hab of Hawick or The merry days of James the Vth`, a drama in four acts. Written in 1828. A version in five acts was published as ‘James V or the Warlike Days of Hab o` Hawick’ (Edinburgh, 1830). (Folios 208-276).

    (v) Epilogue to `Bernard and Agnes`. (Folios 277-278).

  • Existence and Location of Copies

    Microfilms available:

    Mf.Sec.MSS.112;

    Mf.Sec.MSS.759.

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