The correspondence of James Beattie, Volume 1
Thoemmes Continuum, Aug 1, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 1300 pages
James Beattie (1735-1803) was a key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment. He was a popular philosophical opponent of David Hume, and through his famous poem, The Minstrel, he had a lasting influence on Wordsworth and the Romantics. Beattie lived among the great literati of the time, and his wide correspondence provides a treasure trove of information about his contemporaries.
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Aberdeen NLS Acc.4796 April Arbuthnot to Beattie Asks August Beattie Friday Beattie Monday Beattie Saturday Beattie to Duchess Beattie to Elizabeth Beattie to James Beattie to Robert Beattie to Sir Beattie to William Beattie Tuesday Beattie Wednesday Beattie's book Beattie's health Beattie's letter Bishop bookseller copy Cosmo Gordon December Dilly Duchess of Gordon Edinburgh NLS Acc.4796 Elizabeth Montagu Essay on Truth Fettercairn Box 98 Forbes to Beattie Forbes's friends Gordon Castle Gordon to Beattie Gregory Hopes Beattie Hume James Dun James Hay Beattie January July June Kincaid Lady Mayne Lady Newhaven London AUL Lord Mansfield Marischal College Mercer Minstrel Montagu to Beattie n.p. AUL Newhaven November October Peterhead AUL poems poetry Porteus praise printed published quarto Refers Robert Arbuthnot Sandleford Scotland sent September Sir William Forbes Sunday Thanks Beattie Thomas Blacklock Thursday volume wants William Creech William Forbes Monday William Forbes Saturday William Forbes Tuesday William Laing write