Manuscripts, 1850, 1869, of two slightly different versions of the ballad 'The Cantie Carlie', with correspondence and notes, 1869, 1885. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS.5292

Dates

  • 1850, 1869, 1885. (Creation)

Extents

  • 36 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

    Bought, 1951.

  • Custodial History

    The manuscript was bought by the National Library of Scotland with the aid of the Reid Fund.

  • Scope and Contents

    The ballad is said to have been composed by the Reverend Gavin Mitchell, circa 1767.

  • Bibliography

    A version of the ballad almost the same as that given in the 1869 manuscript was published in William Walker, ‘A garland of Bon-Accord’ (Aberdeen, 1886).

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