MS: Letter from Robert Burns to an unknown correspondent, dated Dumfries, 24 April 1795

Date:
1795 
Location:
Dumfries 
Creator:
Robert Burns, Author 
Object Number:
3.6344

Summary

Burns sent this letter to an unknown recipient in April 1795, just months before his death. The letter was sent with several humorous ballads acquired by Burns.

During this time, Burns was contributing songs to both James Johnson's Scots Musical Museum as well as George Thomson's Select Collection of Scottish Airs. This letter may be related to one of these publications.

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