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From the Rev. G. Baird, Feb. 8.-Requesting Assist-
ance in publishing the Poems of Michael Bruce

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106 To the Earl of Buchan.-In Reply
107 From the Earl of Buchan, Sept. 16.-Proposing a
Subject for our Poet's Muse

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108 To Lady E. Cunningham.-Inclosing the "Lament

for James Earl of Glencairn"

109 To Mr. Ainslie.-State of his Mind after Inebriation 256

111 From Sir John Whitefoord, Oct. 16.-Thanks for
the "Lament on James Earl of Glencairn"
112 From A. F. Tytler, Esq. Nov. 27.-Criticism on
the Whistle and the Lament

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114 To Mrs. Dunlop.-Inclosing the "Song of Death" 264

115 To Mrs. Dunlop, Jan. 5, 1792.-Acknowledging

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116 To Mr. William Smellie, Printer, Jan. 22.-Intro-

the Present of a Cup

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139 To Mrs. Dunlop, Dec. 15, 1795.-Reflections on the
Situation of his Family in Case of his Death-
Praise of Cowper's "Task"

140 To Mrs. Dunlop, in London.-Expresses his Disap-

pointment-Appointment to the Excise-His

Religious Feelings-Remarks on Dr. Moore's

"View of Society and Manners," &c.

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242 To Mr. M'W-ie, Writer, Ayr.-With four Copies
of his Poems-Anxiety of a Poet militant
243 To Mons. James Smith, Mauchlin.-Voyage to the
West Indies delayed-Woman!

244 To Mr. David Brice.-About to commence Poet in

Print, and then purposes to turn a wise Man 479

245 To Gavin Hamilton.-Rising Fame-His Birth-day
to be inserted in the Almanacks-Patronage

246 To Dr. Mackenzie.-Inclosing extempore Verses-

Character of Professor D. Stewart

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251 To the same. Poems on the Eve of Publication ibid
252 To Mr. James Candlish.- Return from Scepticism to
Religion-Still "the old Man with his Deeds"

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253 To the same.-Engages to assist Johnson in the
Scots Musical Museum

254 To Wm. Creech, Esq.-Relates his Tour in Scotland 492

255 To Mr. Wm. Nicol.-A Journey on his Mare, Jenny

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256 To the same.-Milton's Satan his favourite-Misfor-
tune of the Poetic Character-Estimate of his
Friends and Acquaintance

257 To Gavin Hamilton, Esq.-Account of his Rambles 498

258 To Miss Margaret Chalmers.-Fireside of Wisdom
and Prudence-Admiration of the Fair Sex

About a Farm at Dumfries-Compliment to Charlotte 504

Hints about Letter-writing-Affection-The Wab-

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Entered into the Excise-Satisfied with himself
259 To Miss M-n. Compliments a Greenland Ex-

pression

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260 To Mr. Robert Ainslie.-Declines a Supper En-
gagement-Warm Friendship

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261 To Miss Chalmers-Reproaches her Timidity res-
pecting his Poetic Compliments

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261 To Mr. Morison.-A ludicrous Specimen of the
Bathos
262 To Mr. James Smith.-Opens a 24-gun Battery-
Estimate of some Men's Ideas-His recent Mar-
riage
263 To Mr. Robert Ainslie.-Finishing his Excise In-
structions-Fortunate in his Bargains-Conjugal
Happiness

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264 To Mrs. Dunlop -Descriptive of his Happiness in
the married State

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375 To William Creech, Esq.-Tooth-ache personified
-Another Specimen of the Bathos

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282 To Mr. Murdoch.-Apology for Negligence-Vene-
ration for his Father

283 To Crawford Tait, Esq.-Character and Recommen-

dation of Mr. Wm. Duncan-His own Condition 559

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284 To. Imprecations
285 To Mr. Alexander Dalziel.-Laments the Death of
his noble Patron, Lord Glencairn
286 To Mr. Thomas Sloan.-Favourite Quotations on
Fortitude and Perseverance

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287 To Francis Grose, Esq.-Introducing Professor
Dugald Steward

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288 To the same.-Three Traditions; one of them the
Foundation of Tam O'Shanter

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289 To R. Graham, Esq.-Exculpates himself from a
Charge of Disaffection to Government

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290 To Mr. T. Clarke.-Humourous Invitation to come
and teach Music in the Country

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306 To Mr. Alex. Findlater.-Schemes-Wishes-Hopes 602

307 To the Editors of the Morning Chronicle.-On the
Marquis of Lansdowne's Speech
308 To Col. W. Dunbar.-Is still alive, fulfilling one
great End of his Existence-Compliments of the
Season in the Bard's own Stile

309 To Mr. Heron.-Political Ballads-His Situation,

and Expectations in the Excise

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