George Thomson to Robert Burns: a newly-identified manuscript letter-fragment

McKeever, G. L. (2019) George Thomson to Robert Burns: a newly-identified manuscript letter-fragment. Studies in Scottish Literature, 45(1), pp. 75-84.

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Abstract

Describes and illustrates a newly-identified fragment (final page) of a letter to Robert Burns in April 1793 from George Thomson, editor of the Select Collection of Original Scotish Songs, in the Newberry Library, Chicago, discusses the date of the letter and of the Burns song "The Soger's Return" on the letter verso, and reviews the implication of the manuscript for the sequence of letters in the Thomson-Burns correspondence.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Mckeever, Dr Gerard Lee
Authors: McKeever, G. L.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Literature
Journal Name:Studies in Scottish Literature
Publisher:University of South Carolina Libraries
ISSN:0039-3770
ISSN (Online):0039-3770

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
190381Editing Robert Burns for the 21st CenturyGerard CarruthersArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)AH/I003738/1Arts - Scottish Literature