'Random Memories', being Robert Louis Stevenson's rough draft of the beginning of an autobiographical work, with a typed transcript. Edit

Summary

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MS.3112, folios 304-311
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Dates

  • Late 19th century. (Creation)

Extents

  • 8 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, Sotheby's, London, 5 June 1944, lot 181.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    Robert Louis Stevenson speaks of his birth in Edinburgh, and describes a visit made to Homburg when he was twelve.

  • Bibliography

    A fuller version of the portion regarding Robert Louis Stevenson's memories of Edinburgh is published in Sir Graham Balfour, ‘The life of Robert Louis Stevenson’ (London, 1901), volume i, pages 50-51.

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