WorldCat Identities

Laidlaw, William 1780-1845

Overview
Works: 18 works in 18 publications in 1 language and 21 library holdings
Genres: Portraits  Songs and music 
Roles: Author, Correspondent
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Most widely held works about William Laidlaw
 
Most widely held works by William Laidlaw
Recollections of Sir Walter Scott (1802-1804) by William Laidlaw( Book )

1 edition published in 1905 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sale of growing crop at Trinlaymire : to be sold by public roup, on Tuesday, the 21st August current, the whole growing crop on the farm of Trinlaymire by William Laidlaw( Book )

1 edition published in 1849 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ballads from the Abbotsford library : by William Macmath( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Divided into four sections: (1) Newcastle ballads from the collections of John Bell; (2) North Country ballads in Abbotsford catalogue as "Miscellanea curiosa," and some ballads from other collections with letters between Sir Walter Scott and Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe; (3) Miscellaneous copied pieces; and (4) Letters to Sir Walter Scott containing Scotch ballads with reference to others, written by James Hogg, Joseph Ritson, Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, William Laidlaw, and others
[London], to "My dear Willie" [William Laidlaw] by Walter Scott( )

1 edition published in 1820 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thanking him for his letter, which "carries me back to my own braes, which I love so dearly, out of this place of bustle and politics." Concerning personal matters in Scotland: mentioning the sale of sheep and giving instructions concerning a forest boundary, painting a ceiling, etc.; musing that the weather is probably to dry for planting; hoping to arrive at Edinburgh by the end of the month
Autograph letter signed to William Laidlaw by Walter Scott( )

1 edition published in 1821 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Chiefswood [near Melrose], to [William] Laidlaw by J. G Lockhart( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Enclosing £16 in payment of debt due Mr. Faubairn
Abbotsford, Ashestiel, and Edinburgh, etc., primarily to George Ellis by Walter Scott( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collection contains 57 letters to George Ellis and 33 letters to other recipients: Dr. Charles Bell; R. Cleator; William Slade; William Miller; William Gifford; Charles Sharpe; William Laidlaw; Joseph Dumergue; Lord Sidmouth; John Villiers; James Jardine; George Bell; Francis Chantrey; David Erskine; H.L.Z. Guppy; the Lord Chief Commissioner [William Adam]; Thomas Handley; Robert Cockburn; Kaye Dowland; John Murray; the Secretary to the Royal Society of Literature; Messrs. Handley & Durrant; Messrs. Sharpe & Hailes; an unidentified "Jackson;" an unidentified woman; and his gardener Tom. Letters to Ellis are about Scott's work on medieval romances, Scottish ballads, Dryden, and personal topics; letters to others are concerned with various matters. With three engraved portraits of Sir Walter Scott. Letters in the collection have been described in 90 individual catalog records; see related records for more information
The forest minstrel by James Hogg( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sale of crop, horses, farm stocking, & implements, at Kingsfield by William Laidlaw( Book )

1 edition published in 1852 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Edinburgh], to "Dear Willie" [William Laidlaw, his agent] by Walter Scott( )

1 edition published in 1818 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning household and rural affairs, and mentioning William Blackwood, who is "in a bad pickle just now" with his magazine
She wanted something to play with by Ella Chapman( )

1 edition published in 1895 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A selection of Scottish songs arranged as duets for two equal voices( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

place not specified, to William Laidlaw by Walter Scott( )

1 edition published in 1821 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Asking him to get Mr. Smith or Mr. Patterson to "take the levels of the situation of the old house at Abbotsford so as to show the lie of the ground exactly to the garden wall and a few yards within it;" regretting that he will probably not be able to assist Mr. Sanderson as requested by Laidlaw, but saying he will try; reporting the death of John Scott
Edinburgh, to William Laidlaw by Walter Scott( )

1 edition published in 1824 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning wool manufacturing. Followed by a note signed M.C. Scott to Thomas Purdie concerning orders for their arrival
 
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The forest minstrel
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Alternative Names
William Laidlaw British writer

William Laidlaw escritor británico

William Laidlaw shkrimtar britanik

Languages
English (18)