Auld Lang Syne

Title

Auld Lang Syne

Description

The two-page manuscript of Auld Lang Syne, which has been described as the earliest in existence, has had a distinguished history. It was originally part of a long letter from Burns to a Mrs. Dunlop, dated December 7, 1788, most of which is now in The Pierpont Morgan Library in New York. (From: Joel Silver, J.K. Lilly Bibliophile, 1993.)

Creator

Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Source

English Literature mss.

Date

December 7, 1788

Contributor

Lilly, Josiah Kirby, 1893-1966, former owner.

Identifier

Lilly Library LMC 1334
PURL: http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/general/VAB6977