MS: 'To Miss Isabella MacLeod'

Date:
1787 
Creator:
Robert Burns, Author 
Object Number:
3.6232

Summary

Here is yet another poem showcasing Burns's admiration for a beautiful woman. Robert wrote this poem to Miss Isabella MacLeod, the daughter of the Earl of Raasay. The two met in 1787 when Burns was in Edinburgh.

Burns wrote several poems about the MacLeod family. He also composed On reading, in a newspaper, the Death of J. McLeod, Esq. Brother to a Young Lady and Raving Winds about the deaths of Isabella's brother in law and sister.

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