Copies of letters, 1798, 1838, of George Thomson; with sketches and engravings, undated, of David Allan and others., 1798-1838, undated.
Scope and Contents
The contents are as follows: (i) Copy of a letter, 1798, by George Thomson concerning his publication of Robert Burns' songs. (Folio 1.) (ii) Copy of a letter, 1838, by Thomson containing an autobiographical memoir. This was published in ‘The land of Burns’, i, by John Wilson and Robert Chambers, pages 38-42. (Folio 5.) (iii) Sketches and engravings, undated, by David Allan and others. The sketches were probably made for Thomson's ‘Select collection of original Scotish [sic] airs’ (see J C Hadden ‘George Thomson’, page 29, note.). (Folio 11.)
- Creation: 1798-1838, undated.
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16 Leaves ; Folio and under.
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