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Autograph letter and poem of Robert Burns

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Autograph letter and poem of Robert Burns, written in about A.D. 1785-1795.

Dates

  • c.1785-1795

Extent

0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Add. A. 110, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Add. A. 110-111

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 18785

Abstract

Autograph letter and poem of Robert Burns, written in about A.D. 1785-1795.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Burns (1759–1796) was a poet.

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, nos. 29057-29058.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at the Henry Stevens sale (lots 516, 517) in Nov. 1872, for £11 and £8 10s. respectively, but paid for in 1873.
Title
Autograph letter and poem of Robert Burns
Status
Published
Author
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Date
EAD version 2020
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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