Microfilm of the letters, 1792-1796, of Robert Burns to George Thomson together with a letter of Burns to John Ballantine, 1787, and one of George Syme to Thomson, 1797. Edit


MS.15533 [Mf.MSS.89]


  • 1787, 1792-1796, 1797. (Creation)


  • 1 Reels (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Scope and Contents

    A list of the poems included in the letters precedes them.

  • Bibliography

    The letters are published in ‘The letters of Robert Burns’, edited by J De Lancey Ferguson and G Ross Roy (Oxford, 1985); the poems in ‘The poems and songs of Robert Burns’ edited by James Kinsley (Oxford, 1968).

  • General

    This resource is a microfilm. When requesting it use only that part of the reference number shown in square brackets, beginning with ‘Mf.MSS.’

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1953.