James Logie Robertson was born in Milnathort, Kinross-shire in 1846 and educated at Orwell Parish School and Edinburgh University. He was assistant master at Heriot’s Hospital and George Watson’s College before joining the staff at Edinburgh Ladies’ College in 1876. His writings, some under the pen-name of ‘Hugh Haliburton’, include English text-books, essays and poetry. Robertson died in 1922.
1. corrected manuscript, circa 1880, of "Orellana: a Poem"
2. corrected manuscript of translation, 1889, of Émile erckmann and Pierre Chatrian, "Le Joueur de Clarinette"
3. notebook, with quotations and notes on Robert Burns.