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HON, HORACE WALPOLE TO MR. PINKERTON: 67

Observations on Heron's Letlers of Literature, on Mr. Pinker-

ton's proposed amendment of the English language, on Lady
M. W. Montague and on Mr. Hume.-June 22, 1785.

HON. HORACE WALPOLE TO MR. PINKERTON. 71

Further criticism on Heron's Letters : definition and exempli-
fication of grace :

remarks on Waller, Milton, Cowley,
Boileau, Pope, and Madame de Sévigné.--June 26, 1785.

HON. HORACE WALPOLE TO MR. PINKERTON. 77

Declining printing Greck authors at Strawberry Hill.-July 27,

1785.

HON. HORACE WALPOLE TO MR. PINKERTON. 79

Declining printing an edition of the Life of St. Nicholas.-Aug.

18, 1785,

DR. BEATTIE TO MR. PINKERTON.

81

Concerning Barbour, and his manuscripts.-Aug. 24, 1785.

REV. W. TREMAYNE TO MR. PINKERTON.

On his proposed amendment of the English language. Sept.

16, 1785.

102

On the manuscripts in the Advocates' Library; on the Palice of

Honour, the Complainte of Scotland, Winton's Chronicle, &c.
remarks on the anthors of Hardyknule.- Dec. 2, 1785.

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DR. PECKARD TO MR. PINKERTON.

105

Thanking him for his Ancient Scottish Poems, and mentioning

an Elegy sopposed to have been written by Smollett.—Dec.
9, 1785.

LORD HAILES TO MR. PINKERTON.

107

Remarks on his Lives of Scottish Saints, and declining bis
friendship on account of the infidel opinions expressed in his
works.- Dec. 26, 1785.

MR. DOUCE TO MR. PINKERTON.

Remarks on some old French Romances, and on the carly
French language.-1786.

GENERAL VALLANCEY TO MR. PINKERTON. 110

On his list of the Pictish kings, and on the Irish language.-
Feb. 1, 1786.

DR. PERCY TO MR. PINKERTON.

Respecting Gen. Vallancey and his pursuits: offering a copy of
Bishop Douglas' Palis of Honour.–Feb. 11, 1786.

DR. PERCY TO MR. PINKERTON.

118

On the ancient history of the Danes and Norwegians, and on
their charters.—March 23, 1786.

MR. DAVIDSON TO MR. PINKERTON.

121

On Gaelic etymologies : description of a manuscript of Sir. D.

Lindsay's Plays; and request for fac-similes of manuscripts
and cbarters.- April 2, 1786.

MR. PINKERTON TO THE EARL OF BUCHAN. 124

Answering and refuting his charge of inaccuracy and haste in
the publication of his Ancient Scottish Poems.- April 3, 1786.

DR. C. O'CONOR TO MR. PINKERTON,

Particulars relative to early Irish and Scottish history. - April
4, 1786.

MR. PINKERTON TO DR. C. O'CONOR.

Answer to the preceding.-July 22, 1786.

MR. JOHNSON TO MR. MORISON.

Enclosing a catalogue of the portraits in Taymouth House.-
Aug. 13, 1786.

DR. THORKELIN TO MR. PINKERTON.

Sending a letter from General Vallancey.Sept. 2, 1786.

GENERAL VALLANCEY TO MR. PINKERTON. 141

Account of a poem entitled The Duain, and remarks on Gene-

ral Vallancey's Vindication of the Ancient Irish History,
Sept. 1786.

VOL. I.

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ment of a society in Scotland for publishing old pieces of

history, &c.-Sept. 20, 1787.

MR. PINKERTON TO THE EARL OF BUCHAN. 164

On their differences of opinion concerning Ossian and Mary

Queen of Scots : requesting a transcript of Sir D. Lindsay's

Plays, and mentioning the increase of expense in his pro-

posed work on the Lives of Scottish Saints.-Oct. 15, 1787.

SIR JOSEPH BANKS TO MR. PINKERTON.

166

Respecting his intended Lives of the Scottish Saints, with part

of the prospectus annexed.-Nov. 1, 1787.

GENERAL STUART TO MR. PINKERTON.

170

Requesting information on the genealogy of his ancestor, the

Constable John Stuart of Darnley.-Dec. 4, 1787.

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MR. PINKERTON TO THE EARL OF BUCHAN, 172

Respecting his disagreement with Lord Hailes and with Messrs.

Morison.-Dec. 5, 1787,

7,

175

188

Anecdotes of Cromwell.-May 15, 1788.

DR. JOHN ANDERSON TO MR. PARKER.

193

Enclosing the preceding letter : with remarks on Sir John

Dalrymple's Memoirs : detection of Bruce's watch: offer of

notes to a new edition of Mr. Pinkerton's Ancient Scollish

Poems, and requesting a song for the anniversary dinner of

the Revolution Club.-May 24, 1788.

MR. PINKERTON TO THE EARL OF BUCHAN.

197

Respecting Lindsay's Play, and requesting a map of Icolm-

kill.-May 20, 1788.

DR. PERCY TO MR. PINKERTON.
Letter of civility:-Oct. 22, 1788.

GENERAL STUART TO MR. PINKERTON.

Respecting the pedigree of Stuart of Darnley:-Jan. 9, 1789.

GENERAL MELVILLE TO MR. PINKERTON. 213

Requesting information on Agricola's camp in Scotland.-Feb.
20, 1789.

MR, PINKERTON TO THE EARL OF BUCHAN. 214

Respecting his intended publications.- March 16, 1789.

GENERAL STUART TO MR. PINKERTON.

215

On the genealogy and history of his ancestors, Sir William

Stuart, and Constable Stuart of Darnley.-March 17, 1789.

GEORGE DEMPSTER, ESQ. M.P. TO MR. PINKERTON. 218

Elucidation of a passage in Aristophanes.—July 18, 1789.

GEORGE DEMPSTER, ESQ. M.P. TO MR. PINKERTON. 219

On the Scotch Fisheries and the Celts.-July 22, 1789.

GEORGE DEMPSTER, ESQ. M. P. TO MR. PINKERTON. 222

Praise of his History.-July 28, 1789.

HON. HORACE WALPOLE TO MR. PINKERTON. 223

Remark son his Inquiry into the early History of Scotland.-

July 31, 1789.

HON. HORACE WALPOLE TO MR. PINKERTON. 225

Complaints of his impaired faculties, and remarks on different

modes of treating antiquities.-Aug. 14, 1789.

HON. HORACE WALPOLE TO MR. PINKERTON. 228

Reflections on his own studies.-Aug. 19, 1789.

GEORGE DEMPSTER, ESQ. M.P. TO MR, PINKERTON. 230

On the kill worn by the Gauls.-Aug. 20, 1789.

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