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Title
Letter from Robert Burns to his brother, William.
Names
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796 (Author)
Burns, William (1767-1790) (Addressee)
Collection

Robert Burns Collection of Papers

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1789-03-10
Place: Isle [Ellisland]
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: cased manuscript
Genres
Correspondence
Notes
Acquisition: From the W. T. H. Howe Collection.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 leaf
Autograph letter signed.
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
Other local Identifier: Not yet cataloged
Photo Order: 60314
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 76f6f540-dc76-0136-843b-53d1379afb1d
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1759: Creator Born
  • 1789: Created
  • 1796: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Letter from Robert Burns to his brother, William." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1789. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/437e9b80-dfba-0136-ff1d-51dc3cd37d82

Chicago/Turabian Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. "Letter from Robert Burns to his brother, William." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 7, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/437e9b80-dfba-0136-ff1d-51dc3cd37d82

APA Format

Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, The New York Public Library. (1789). Letter from Robert Burns to his brother, William. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/437e9b80-dfba-0136-ff1d-51dc3cd37d82

Wikipedia Citation

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Letter from Robert Burns to his brother, William.