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Finding-Aid for the Lehmann Collection (WTU00252)

Finding aid prepared by:
Special Collections Staff

Summary Information
Title: Lehmann Collection
Creator: Lehmann , Frederick William , 1854-1931 , Collector
Call number: WTU00252
Call number: [Accession: 1428]
Language: English

Access and Use:

Gift of Sears L. Lehmann, September, 1965

Access Restrictions:


Processing Information:

Processed: October, 1974, by HH

Contents List
box-folder   5/Lehmann  
[1791] Queen Mary's Lament [poem] Autograph draft, (1 item (3 pp.); 11 3/4 × 7 1/4 in.)   
Scope: This draft of Queen Mary's Lament is reproduced in facsmilie in Poems and Letters in the Handwriting of Robert Burns (Printed for the Burns Club, St. Louis, 1908) in which it is noted that the original is in the possession of Frederick W. Lehmann. The poem later passed into the hands of his son, Sears L. Lehmann. The draft shows, [3-4], that the poem passed from Gilbert Burns, the poet's brother, to [James Gills] of Edinburgh in 1814.

Queen Mary's Lament [1] (1 item: 24 lines. )   
Scope: Title obscured from damage. Revision in line 4.

Queen Mary's Lament [2] (1 item)   
Scope: 26 lines, Half of line 1 missing where damaged. Revisions in lines 13, 14, 25.

Queen Mary's Lament [3] (1 item)   
Scope: 6 lines. Much of line 1 missing where damaged. Revisions in line 6

dated Feb. 8, 1814. Queen Mary's Lament[4] (1 item)   
Scope: Draft folded as a letter and addressed to [James Gills] in Edinburgh. Bears red postal stamp dated Feb. 8, 1814.