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Scott, Walter, 1771-1832



  • Existence: 1771-08-15 - 1832-09-21

Biographical / Historical

Walter Scott (1771-1832) was a Scottish novelist, poet, historian, and biographer.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

[Collection of 233 letters and envelopes]

Call Number: OSBORN FC76 1/3
Overview: Manuscripts, in multiple hands, of a collection of 233 letters by various notables on numerous subjects, many of them concerning personal affairs. The first volume, for example, contains notes on "Eastward Hoe" and "Old Plays" by S. Pegge and letters by George North on the value of old coins; the second volume contains letters by Voltaire, Horace Walpole, Edmund Burke, Charles Lamb, Robert Peel, and Hannah More, as well as a poem titled "On Faulkners Edition of...
Dates: [18th and 19th century]