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Letter fragment, Robert Burns

Period:
18th Century
Description:
This holograph letter fragment is from Robert Burns to his friend and neighbour, John McMurdo, Chamberlain to the Duke of Queensberry at Drumlanrig Castle.   Burns often wrote to McMurdo, enclosing songs or poems.   This letter refers to a ballad he has written.
Materials/Media:
paper
Dimensions:
length 73mm, width 137mm
Source:
Robert Burns House, Dumfries
Accession number:
DUMFM:1964.144.3
Digital Number:
BHBN002a; BHBN002b
Creation Date:
c December 1793
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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