Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Item — Box CLX-A-371
Scope and Contents 2018-08-07 Content DescriptionAutograph poem signed, titled 'Mariners Song', three verses of 8 lines each, starting "A wet sheet and a flowing sea / A wind that follows fast / And fills the white and rustling sail / And bends the gallant mast / And bends the gallant mast my boys / While like the eagle free / Away the good ship flies and leaves / Old England on the sea ... ", addressed on the verso to Miss Henney, 1 side 4to., no place, no date (c. 1825)
Dates: c 1825
Collection — Box CLX-A-1704
Content Description Collection of loose-leaf manuscript verses by Jacobite poet and army officer William Hamilton of Bangour (1704-1754), together with related material. The collection appears to have emanated from a member of the Pringle family, who were related to Hamilton by marriage.The majority of the poems in this collection can be found either in the contemporary editions of Hamilton's poems, or in the later 1850 edition (see Bibliography). However, most of the present manuscript poems differ by...
Dates: ca 1730-1750
Scope and Contents The collection of poetry is composed of 10 basic groups, and in folders containing: Original poems by Whitelaw Ainslie, Cairnbank Original poems by Jane Kelly, Dunbar, mostly Original poems by James Dudgeon Original poems by William Dudgeon Robert Burns related items Walter Scott related items Printed...
Collection — Box CLX-A-375
Content Description A small group of four unrelated letters from Allan Cunningham to various correspondents, dating from 1826 to 1833 when dated. Letter to Jerdan (presumably William), 1 page 8vo, 29 November 1826, sending a 'Scots Almanack with the respects of our friend George Bagot the Bookseller'. Letter to Thomas ?Gaspay at Walnut Tree Walk, Lambeth, 1 page 4to, 27 Belgrave Place, 15 May 1828, describing the...
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of the following materials: 1 x spiral bound copy of Granny's Guest 1902-1945, by Torfrida, which is an account of Ransford family life from the birth of Torfrida, her mother, in 1902, until Tessa and her family returned to Britain in the 1940s, pp.73 1 x bundle correspondence from Walter to Tessa, Duncan [Glen] to Tessa, and Eileen to Tessa, 2007-2010 1 x copy of ...
Scope and Contents This MS letter, addressed to 'Dear Sir', was written by Violet Jacob at Domaine de la Congue, Vence, in the Alpes Maritimes, France, on 6 April [no year] and presumably in 1936, given the reference in the letter to 'the honour done'. 1936 was the year in which she received the LL.D. from Edinburgh University. Domaine de la Congue is the location of a French 'Maison de retraite', a sanatorium for veterans today. The letter tells of how the letter reached her 'after various adventures' and that...
Scope and Contents Poem entitled 'Aoir Nan Rodan' and accompanying story collected from Mr Kenneth MacLean, merchant, Lochmaddy [Loch nam Madadh, Uibhist a Tuath] beginning 'Aonais nan robh oirnne fregair'. The story tells how John MacLean [Iain mac Eachain], innkeeper, Lochmaddy sent for Donll Mac Eoin [Donald MacLean], Carnaish [Cairinis/Carinish] and another bard Aonas [Angus] to get rid of his rats 'which were like to destroy every thing'. The bards requested a drink first ['giarachadh teanga'] but were...
Dates: 14 September 1885