Receipt (2 of 2), signed by Robert Burns

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Receipt (2 of 2), signed by Robert Burns

This receipt signed by Robert Burns acknowledges payment by William Creech, an important Edinburgh bookseller, and a founder member of the Society of Antiquaries. It is dated 1789.

Receipt signed by Robert Burns for payment by William Creech

Robert Burns published his first collection of poems in the summer of 1786 and travelled to Edinburgh shortly afterwards where he was enthusiastically welcomed by leading literary figures.

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Online ID: 000-190-002-198-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.OA 156
Date: 1789
Material: Paper
Dimensions: 188 mm L x 90 mm H (UNFRAMED)
245 mm L x 143 mm H (FRAMED)
What: Document / receipt
Who: Robert Burns (Maker)
William Creech (Payer)
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