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Sir Walter Scott letter

Sir Walter Scott letter

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sir Walter Scott letter
Creator: Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832
Inclusive Dates: 1830
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (1 letter)
Collection Number: ms908
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) was a Scottish novelist, poet, historian, and biographer who is often considered both the inventor and the greatest practitioner of the historical novel.

For more information, see the article Sir Walter Scott at Encyclopedia Britannica Online.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a letter written by Sir Walter Scott. The seven-line letter is a third-person address of good wishes to the distinguished Scottish author Charles Mackay of the Theatre Royal. Mackay added a note at the bottom of the page. The entire item is enclosed in a carved wooden frame.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sir Walter Scott letter, ms908, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Mackay, Charles, 1814-1889 -- Correspondence

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