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Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to George Ellis, 1809 July 8. Preview this item
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Autograph letter signed : Edinburgh, to George Ellis, 1809 July 8.

Author: Walter Scott; George Ellis
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Collection of letters from Sir Walter Scott to various recipients (MA 426) item 53
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Mentioning that they returned from their travels about a fortnight ago; describing his visit to Rokeby Park and the landscape there; saying he has acquired a "terrier puppy of the old shaggy Celtic breed" through Miss Dunlop. Praising Robert Southey's poetry and character, and mentioning that hinted to Southey "that there was a kind feeling existing towards him in the mind of Mr. Canning." With a postscript urging  Read more...
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Named Person: Robert Southey; George Canning; George Canning; Robert Southey
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Scott; George Ellis
OCLC Number: 743875383
Notes: Scott, Southey and Canning founded the Quarterly Review in March 1809.
Labeled "No. 48" and "July 8 1809" on p. 1, possibly in the hand of J.G. Lockhart.
Part of a collection of letters from Sir Walter Scott to various recipients. Items in this collection have been described individually in separate catalog records; see collection-level record for more information.
Description: 1 item (4 pages) ; 24.6 cm

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Mentioning that they returned from their travels about a fortnight ago; describing his visit to Rokeby Park and the landscape there; saying he has acquired a "terrier puppy of the old shaggy Celtic breed" through Miss Dunlop. Praising Robert Southey's poetry and character, and mentioning that hinted to Southey "that there was a kind feeling existing towards him in the mind of Mr. Canning." With a postscript urging Ellis to contact Southey if he thinks his plan is feasible.

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