Correspondence and papers, chiefly relating to the publication of James Currie’s 'Works of Robert Burns, with an account of his life', 1st-8th editions. Edit

Summary

Identifier
MSS.1653-1655

Dates

  • 1797-1819. (Creation)

Extents

  • 3 Volumes (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Bought, 1936.

  • Custodial History

    The papers formed part of the office files of Cadell & Davies until the dissolution of the firm in 1840, and were subsequently bought by Sir James Watson, Baronet, of Earnock. They were bought by the National Library of Scotland with the aid of the Reid Fund. The Friends of the National Libraries contributed half the cost.

  • Bibliography

    See article in the ‘Times Literary Supplement’, 7 March 1936.

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