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"Leyden's correspondence &c", collected by the Reverend James Morton., 1811-1875, undated.

Identifier: MS.3382

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows.

(i) Copies of letters in MS.3381. (Folio 1.)

(ii) Copy of a letter of John Leyden, 1808, answering a charge of insolence brought against him as Magistrate of the Twenty-four Parganas by Sir William Burroughs, a Judge of the Supreme Court, 'transcribed from the original sent by Dr. Leyden to Mrs. Raffles'. See M R Dobie, 'Dr. John Leyden and Sir William Burroughs', in ‘Bengal Past and Present’, volume lii, part ii (1936). (Folio 81.)

(iii) Copy of a paper on Leyden's life and achievement read before the Bombay Literary Society by William Erskine, with some notes added later. (Folio 110.)

(iv) Journal by A Mein of a tour from Glasgow to the Lake District and north of England, 1813. (Folio 169.)

(v) Copies of poems of Campbell and Scott and of part of ‘Rejected Addresses’. (Folio 200.)

(vi) Extracts and notes relating to Saint Margaret. (Folio 227.)


  • Creation: 1811-1875, undated.

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261 Leaves ; Octavo.

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


261 + several blank folios.

Repository Details

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