MS: Letter from Robert Burns to Miss Isabella Mabane, dated 1 December 1787

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MS: Letter from Robert Burns to Miss Isabella Mabane, dated 1 December 1787

farewel commends. -
hinge of your box I put into the hands
the proper connoisseur; but, it is like
[?] skate, "past redemption"
The broken glass likewise went under review,
but deliberative Wisdom thought it would
too much endanger the whole fabric. -
I am,
Dear Madam,
with all the sincerity of Enthusiasm,
your very humble serv.t
Rob.t Burns
Satur: noon
N 2d S.t James' sq.r
newtown

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