Writings of Anna Seward, copied in her autograph and bequeathed by her to Sir Walter Scott. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.879
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Dates

  • 1762-1768, 1804. (Creation)

Extents

  • 118 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    118 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows:

    Juvenile Letters, 1762-1768 (folio 1);

    The remains of two volumes which originally contained Anna Seward's poems (folio 86), from which only the lists of contents (folios 86, 114) and copies of poems addressed to her by literary friends (folio 94) survive;

    ‘Last Lay of the Lichfield Minstrel’, 1804 (folio 117).

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