Letters chiefly of, to, and about James Grahame, the author of ‘The Sabbath’. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS.3519

Dates

  • 1792-1862, undated. (Creation)

Extents

  • 82 Leaves (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1946, by Miss Helen Grahame, great-granddaughter of the poet.

  • Arrangement

    82 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    Among the correspondents are Joanna Baillie, Thomas Campbell, Cockburn, Jeffrey, Dugald Stewart, and William Wilberforce. An autograph manuscript of 'The Siege of Copenhagen' (folio 75) differs in several places from the printed text; there is also an autograph manuscript of Thomas Campbell's "The Soldier's Dream" (folio 10), and a copy of Charles Wolfe's 'The Burial of Sir John Moore' (folio 82).

  • Bibliography

    Grahame, James. ‘The siege of Copenhagen’ (Edinburgh, 1808).

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