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Autograph letter of Robert Burns to 'Mr Samuel Clarke Junr, Dumfries', written in about A.D. 1793-1795 by R. Burns

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MS. Add. A. 110

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An autograph letter of Robert Burns to 'Mr Samuel Clarke Junr, Dumfries', beg. 'Sunday morning . Dr Sir, I was, I know, drunk last night ': the subject is the writer's narrow escape from a duel with capt. Dods, about an ambiguous toast: the date is about 1793-1795.

Dates

  • written in about A.D. 1793-1795 by R. Burns

Extent

3 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. Add. A. 110

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 29057.

Physical Facet

On paper; 'bound by W. Pratt for H. Stevens 1872' in red morocco

Dimensions

10 1/4 × 8 1/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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