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Autograph letter signed : place not specified, to George Ellis, [1805 Oct. 17].

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 37
Summary:
Apologizing for his delayed response, citing the fine weather; wishing that Ellis had visited him in Reged that year; reporting that he had several booksellers visiting; referencing Rees's forthcoming Chronicles, but noting that the work "should be edited by an Englishman who can have access to the MSS. of Oxford and Cambridge, as one cannot trust much to the correctness of printed copies." Discussing his present  Read more...
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Named Person: John Dryden; Thomas, the Rhymer; Robert Southey; John Dryden; Robert Southey; Thomas, the Rhymer
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Scott; George Ellis
OCLC Number: 730268516
Notes: Letter is dated "17th October 1805" apparently in Scott's hand, but Lockhart and Grierson (v. 1) give it the date [About 5 Sept. 1805]. Grierson (v. 12) corrects the dating to 17 October 1805.
Labeled "No. 33" 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) ; 24.8 cm

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Apologizing for his delayed response, citing the fine weather; wishing that Ellis had visited him in Reged that year; reporting that he had several booksellers visiting; referencing Rees's forthcoming Chronicles, but noting that the work "should be edited by an Englishman who can have access to the MSS. of Oxford and Cambridge, as one cannot trust much to the correctness of printed copies." Discussing his present work on an edition of John Dryden's Works, which has already gone to press; saying his work will take him to London in the Spring; discussing a discovery made by Robert James when copying the poem of True Thomas and the Queen of Elfland (by Thomas the Rhymer) and points regarding some 15th century romances made by Robert Southey on a recent visit.

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