Autograph manuscript of `The fair Unfortunate; or, the Tragedy of Jane Douglas, the Lady Glamis’, an unpublished drama in blank verse by Alexander Campbell, the editor Of ‘Albyn’s Anthology’. Edit

Summary

Identifier
Adv.MS.19.3.22

Dates

  • 1819. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    11 + 89 folios. Quarto.

Subjects

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The manuscript is undated, but another hand has added the date 27 November, 1819 (folio 89 verso).

    Two sheets of musical accompaniment to songs in the text have been inserted (folios 41, 51).

    Tipped in at the front of the volume is a letter, 1821, from the proprietors of Covent Garden Theatre, rejecting the play.

  • Existence and Location of Copies

    Microfilm available: Mf.Sec.MSS.761 (manuscript may not have been filmed in full).

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Presented, 1925, by the Faculty of Advocates to the nation on the foundation of the National Library of Scotland.

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