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Microfilm of Nineteenth century literary manuscripts. Part 4. The correspondence and papers of J G Lockhart. Reel 18., [1817, or before]-1859.

Identifier: Mf.Sec.MSS.1311

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows: Letters, 1849-1859, of John Gibson Lockhart, William Ewart Gladstone, Lord Brougham, and others, addressed chiefly to the Reverend Whitwell Elwin, on matters relating to the 'Quarterly Review' (MS.2262);    Poems, [1824, or after], of John Gibson Lockhart, in his hand: 'Farewell to the Year', from a German ‘Taschenbuch’ of 1828, and 'To the Virgin' and 'Prayer', from the Spanish (MS.3995);    Manuscript and corrected proof, [1819, or before], of the 'Postscript to the third edition' of "Peter's letters to his kinsfolk" by John Gibson Lockhart (MS.4817);    Manuscript and corrected proof, [1822, or before], of ‘Some passages in the life of Mr Adam Blair’ by John Gibson Lockhart (MSS.4818-4819);    Corrected proofs, [1824, or before], of parts of ‘The history of Matthew Wald’ by John Gibson Lockhart (MS.4820);    Manuscript, [1821, or before], of part of chapter v and of the whole of chapter vi of ‘Valerius’ by John Gibson Lockhart (MS.4821);    Corrected proofs, [1817, or before; 1820, or before], of a poem, 'The mad banker of Amsterdam’ and an article, 'On the cockney school of poetry' by John Gibson Lockhart (MS.4822).


  • Creation: [1817, or before]-1859.

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1 Reels

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined

Existence and Location of Originals

MSS.2262, 3995, 4817-4822.

Repository Details

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

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