MS: Letter from Robert Burns to William Creech, dated Dumfries, 16 April 1792

Date:
1792 
Location:
Dumfries 
Creator:
Robert Burns, Author 
Object Number:
3.6323

Summary

This letter was written by Burns to his publisher William Creech and is primarily concerned with the contribution of new material for possible inclusion in the second Edinburgh Edition.

Burns says he has nearly 50 pages of new material for the edition. He wishes to send these manuscripts to his friends Henry Mackenzie, Professor Dugald Stewart, and Alexander Fraser Tytler for advice on the content and publication price before submitting them to Creech.

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