Describes and reproduces a newly-discovered Burns manuscript, with notes and numerical calculations relating to his work as an Excise Officer, and the four-line 'Epitaph' on Grizzel Grim (Kinsley II:926); discusses its publication history, attribution to Burns, and relation to Burns's ballad of similar title; gives a collation of variant readings; and transcribes related notes about the manuscript from the Craufurdland Castle papers.
Henderson, Jonathan; Mackay, Pauline; and McIntyre, Pamela
"'Epitaph' on Grizzel Grim: A Newly-Discovered Manuscript in the Hand of Robert Burns,"
Studies in Scottish Literature:
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