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

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
Adv.MS.5.1.19
Level of Description
Item

Dates

  • Early 19th century. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 293 folios. Folio and under.

Subjects

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    (i) `Thomas the Rhymer or The Earlston Prophecies. A Berwickshire Revel in two acts.` With corrections at the end. (Folios 1-36).

    (ii) `The Exorcist of Selkirk and Newark, or Widow Wilson of Hawick. A Fairy Revel in two acts`. The paper is watermarked 1827. (Folios 37-83).

    (iii) `Conspiracy against the Braganzas, or The Duke of Medina Sidonia`s Challenge. ‘An Historical Drama in three acts`. The paper is watermarked 1827. (Folios 84-131).

    (iv) ‘Beauties of Fairy Dean, or Melrose by Moonlight. A Fairy Revel.` (Folios 132-159).

    (v) `The Countess of Northumberland, or The Trial of Count Konigsmark, alias Carlo Guski. A Tragedy.` The paper is watermarked 1827. (Folios 160-183).

    (vi) `The Baron of Langlands rose by day and spurr`d his Courser on. A Comedy in three acts.` (Folios 184-228).

    (vii) `The Miller of Calder`, a comedy in five acts. The paper is watermarked 1827. (Folios 229-293).

  • Existence and Location of Copies

    Microfilms available:

    Mf.Sec.MSS.114;

    Mf.Sec.MSS.760.

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