Photostats of twenty four letters, 1761-1763, of James Boswell to Andrew Erskine, and a fragment of diary, 1763, of Boswell. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.20768, folios 1-64
Level of Description
File

Dates

  • 1761-1763. (Creation)

Extents

  • 64 Leaves (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Bibliography

    Some of the letters were printed in ‘Letters between the Honourable Andrew Erskine and James Boswell Esq.’ (London, 1763).

  • General

    Made in 1953 with the permission of the then owner of the originals, Sir Ralph Anstruther, Bartonet, of Balcaskie.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    The original manuscripts are now in the Beinecke Library, Yale.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1953.

Components