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Album labelled, 'Letters &c. from 1791 to 1796 from George Ellis, Esq., to his [half-] sister Elizabeth Lindsay, afterwards Mrs. Schutz', but really a commonplace-book, containing poems, riddles, etc., of Ellis and others., 1791-1796.

Identifier: MS.2907

Scope and Contents

Poems ascribed to George Ellis occur on folios 16 verso-20, 28 verso-39 verso. A list of letters of Ellis to Miss Lindsay, found loose, has been pasted on to folio 1. The name 'E. Lindsay' appears on folio ii verso and that of 'Aug. Schutz' on folio 26 verso.


  • Creation: 1791-1796.

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59 Leaves ; Quarto.


xvii + 42 + blank folios.

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Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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