Poems of Robert Burns, including "Tam o’ Shanter" and "Holy Willie’s Prayer", with a copy of a letter, 1787, to Dr Moore, and a dedicatory letter, 1791. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.86
Level of Description
File

Dates

  • 4th quarter of 18th century. (Creation)

Extents

  • 95 Leaves (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    ii + 93 folios (folios 80-93 blank).

    Robert Burns’ original pagination is wrong, page 19 following page 17 and page 100 following page 89.

  • Scope and Contents

    Contains 156 poems: folios 2-15 recto, 42 verso-49, 59-79 are in the poet’s handwriting; the rest are written by an amanuensis, with notes or corrections by Robert Burns.

  • Other Finding Aids

    There is a list of contents on folio 79.

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