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

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
Adv.MS.5.1.20
Level of Description
Item

Dates

  • Early 19th century. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 323 folios. Folio and under.

Subjects

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    (i) `The Cottagers of Glenburnie, or The Jolly Ensign`, a drama. The paper is watermarked 1827. (Folios 1-43).

    (ii) `Tam o` Shanter, or Apparition Opera and Orgies`, a drama. The paper is watermarked 1827. (Folios 44-90).

    (iii) `Should auld acquaintance be forgot, or Commemoration of Robert Burns. A Mask or Opera. 1829`. Two copies, (Folios 91-132, 133-179).

    (iv) `The Port Patrick Post Coach, or Newton Stewart in Modern Times`, a drama. The paper is watermarked 1827. (Folios 180-248).

    (v) `Tricks upon Travellers, or The Worbling Waiting Maid`, a drama. The paper is watermarked 1829. (Folios 249-275).

    (vi) `The Abbey of Arbroath in Ancient Times, with its Monks, Abbess and its Nuns`, a drama. The paper is watermarked 1828. (Folios 276-323).

  • Existence and Location of Copies

    Microfilms available:

    Mf.Sec.MSS.115;

    Mf.Sec.MSS.760.

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