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Ballantyne, James, 1772-1833


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Sir Walter Scott collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 266

The collection consists primarily of letters from Scott to various correspondents, including James Ballantyne, John Wilson Croker, and Mary Ann (Watts) Hughes; and writings by Scott, including The House of Aspen and The Talisman.

Dates: 1803-1831

Robert Southey collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 298

The collection consists of letters and writings by Southey. Included are letters to James Ballantyne, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John May, James Montgomery, and Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd. Writings include manuscripts of Amadis de Gaula; The Curse of Kehama; Roderick, the Last of the Goths; and of Robin Hood, written with his wife, Caroline Southey.

Dates: 1797-1837

John Wilson papers

Call Number: OSB MSS 45
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence concerning the publication and subscription sales of Wilson's works, especially his long poem "The Isle of Palms" (1812). In addition to letters between Wilson and the Glasgow booksellers John Smith and Son, there are also letters from subscribers, other booksellers, and customers to John Smith concerning the availability and distribution of the poem, including James and John Ballantyne and Longmans Ltd. The collection also contains a poem by Wilson,...
Dates: 1810-1844

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English literature -- 19th century 1
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