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MEMOIRS

OF THE

LIFE OF SIR WALTER SCOTT.

CHAPTER XLIII.

Declining health of Charles Duke of Buccleuch

Letter on the Death of Queen Charlotte- Provincial Antiquities, etc. - Extensive Sale of Copyrights to Constable & Co. - Death of Mr Charles Carpenter - Scott accepts the offer of a Baronetcy - He declines to renew his application for a seat on the Exchequer Bench - Letters to Morritt, Richardson, Miss Baillie, the Duke of Buccleuch, Lord Montagu, Captain Fergusson - Rob Roy played at Edinburgh - Letter from Jedediah Cleishbotham to Mr Charles Mackay.

1818-1819.

İ HAVE now to introduce a melancholy subject--one of the greatest afflictions that ever Scott encountered.

VOL. VI.

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