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Emperor Alexander, and the Duke of Wellington, &c. 82. Last
meeting with Lord Byron, 87. Return to Abbotsford, 89. Publica-
tion of “ The Field of Waterloo,” October, 105. "The Antiquary,"
107, 126, 128; and " Harold the Dauntless," 107, 125. Song on “The
Banner of Buccleuch," 119. Preparation of “ Paul's Letters to his
Kinsfolk," 60-63, 125-128.
1816. - Publication of “ Paul's Letters" in January, v. 129; and “ The

Antiquary,” in May, v. 134, 142. Accession of fortune from the
death of his brother Major Scott, 137. Excursion to the Highlands,
158. Writes Historical Sketch of the year 1814, 163. Publication of

the “ Tales of my Landlord,” First Series, in December, 169.
1817. — “ Harold the Dauntless," published in January, v. 183. Aspires

to be a Baron of the Exchequer, 189. First attack of cramp in the
stomach, 196. Story of " The Doom of Devorgoil," 197-204. Writes
Kemble's Edinburgh farewell address, 209. “ Rob Roy" projected,
215. Writes the History of 1815, 233; and “ Introduction to the
Border Antiquities," ib. Excursion to the Lennox, Glasgow, and
Drumlanrig, 234. Purchase of the lands of Toftfield, 235. Lines
written in lilness, 237. Visited by Washington Irving, 242; Lady
Byron, and Sir David Wilkie, 253. Publication of “Rob Roy" in

December, 267.
1818.-—“ Tales of My Landlord, Second Series,” projected, and nego.

tiations for publishing, v. 270. Discharge of his bond to the Duke of
Buccleuch, 272. Scottish Regalia Commission, and correspondence,
273-286. Contributions to Periodical Literature, 285, 306, vi. 5, 6.
Correspondence on rural affairs, and Abbotsford buildings, v. 286
passim 315. His position in society, 316. Publication of " Tales of my
Landlord, Second Series," " The Heart of Mid-Lothian," in June,
357. Handsel" of Abbotsford, 372-7. American MS. tragedy, 382 ;
American tourists, 387. Heating of Abbotsford, Yeomanry dinner.
394. Accepts the offer of a Baronetcy, vi. 8. Writes additions to
“ Captain Burt's Letters," 19. “The Provincial Antiquities of Scot-

land," ib. Sale of copy-rights for £12,000, 21.
1819. — Dechines to renew his application for a seat on the Exchequer

Bench, vi. 22. Recurrence of illness, 33, 69-71. Ivanhoe in progress,
68, 104, 142. Publication of Tales of my Landlord, Third Series,”
viz. “The Bride of Lammermoor” and “ Legend of Montrose,” in
June, 85. Continued attack of illness, and anecdote of under, 93.
Re-establishment of health, 95. His son Walter joins the 18th Regi-
ment of Hussars, 96. Correspondence with, and on the affairs of,
his son, 104 passim 145. Visit of Prince Leopold, 126, 130; and of
Prince Gustavus, 153, 194. Mavements and correspondence during

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the Radical Alarms, 146 passim 164. Deaths of his Mother, Uncle,
and Aunt, 157-163. Publication of “ Ivanhoe" in December, 169.
1820. - Publication of “ The Visionary" in January, vi. 181 ; and of

“ The Monastery" in March, 199. Revisits London, 200; His por-
trait by Laurence, 201-3; and bust by Chantrey, 203-7. Allan Cun-
ningham's Memoranda, 204. His Baronetcy gazetted in April.
Marriage of his eldest daughter, 219. Visit of Prince Gustavus at
Abbotsford, 219. Tenders of Honorary Degrees from Oxford and
Cambridge, 222. Autumn at Abbotsford ; Visit of Sir Humphrey
Davy, Henry Mackenzie, Dr Wollasten, and W. S. Rose, 231. Pub-
lication of “The Abbot" in September, 255. Formation of the Blair-
Adam Club, 258. Writes Biographical Prefaces for “ Ballantyne's
Novelists' Library,” 269. Elected President of the Royal Society of

Edinburgh, 290.
1821. - Publication of “ Kenilworth" in January, vi. 294. Visit to

London, 295. Letters from Blair-Adam, 333. Revisits London, 342.
His account of the Coronation of George IV., 345. Allan Cunning-
ham's Memoranda, 358. New buildings at Abbotsford, 387. Visits
at Chiefswood, 388. Progress of “ The Pirate," 392. Letter to the
Countess Purgstall, 398. Publication of “ Franck's Northern Me-
moirs," and “Lord Fountainhall's Chronological Notes," 403. Writes
“ Private Letters of the Seventeenth Century," 407. Second sale of
copy-rights, £5500, 420. Enormous profits and prospective views, 421.
Contract for “ Four unnamed works of Fiction," 422. Publication
of " The Pirate," in December, 423. Dedication to, of Lord Byron's
“ Cain," 424. Affair of the Beacon Newspaper, 426.
1822. - Publication of “ The Fortunes of Nigel " in May, vii. 18.

“ Peveril of the Peak” in progress, 18, 24, 106. Multiplied editions of
his writings, 21. Publication of “ Halidon Hill" in June. Corre-
spondence on repairs of Melrose Abbey, 31. Exertions during King
George Fourth's Visit to Edinburgh, 47, 84, 100. Visit of Mr Crabber
54. Application for the restoration of Mons Meg, 86 ; and of the

Scottish Forfeited Peerages, 87.
1823. -- First symptom of apoplexy, vii. 106. “Quentin Durward" in

progress, 106-7, 117, 127, 144. Publication of “ Peveril of the Peak"
in January, 117. Founder and President of the Bannatyne Club, 131 -
136. Chosen a member of the Roxburgh Club, ib; and chairman of
the Edinburgh Oil Gas Company, 141. Publication of “ Quentin
Durward" in June, 161. Third sale of copy-rights, £5500, ib. Writes
“Essay on Romance," 167 ; and “ Macduff's Cross," 169. Visit of
Miss Edgeworth, 177; and of Mr Adolphus, 178. Excursion to Al-

lanton, 192. Publication of “St Ronan's Well " in December, 206.
1824. - His last year of undisturbed prosperity, vii. 224. Publica-

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tion of “ Redgauntlet" in June, vii. 213. Second Edition of“ Swift's
Life and Works," 215. Writes “ Tribute to the Memory of Lord
Byron," ib. State of Abbotsford, house, library, and museum,
216-225. Speech at the opening of the Edinburgh Academy, 268-273.
Death and Epitaph of Maida, 274-281. " Tales of the Crusaders
begun, 284. Christmas at Abbotsford, in extracts from Captain Hall's
MS. Journal, 285.
1825. - His festive ball; settlement of Abbotsford ; and marriage of

Lieutenant Walter Scott, vii. 310, 344-8; viii. 239. Pecuniary loss
by the Adelphi Theatre, vii. 369. “ Life of Buonaparte" projected,
383-4, 389. Publication of “ Tales of the Crusaders " in June, 386.
Preparations for “ The Life of Buonaparte," 383-390. Excursion to
Ireland, viii. 1. Belfast steamer, 6. Enthusiastic reception in Dub-
lin, 15; Wicklow, 23 ; Edgeworthstown, 24 ; Killarney, 34-40; Cork,
45; Castle Blarney, 46; Llangollen, 47 ; Elleruy, ib; Storrs, 50. Vi.
sit of Thomas Moore, 65 ; of Mrs Coutts, and the Duke of St Al-
bans, 73, 126. Commercial alarms, 85. Diary commenced, 20th No.
vember, 88, 106. Retrospective sketch of his commercial connexion
with Constable and the Ballantynes, 90-105. “ Storm blown over."
and song of “ Bonnie Dundee," written at Christmas, 168-9, 172.
Introduction and Notes to the “ La Rochejaquelin Memoirs," and
“ Review of Pepys' Diary,” 180-181, 196.
1826. - Executes a bond for £10000 over Abbotsford, viii. 187. Com.
mercial alarms renewed, 188-9, 195. Catastrophe of his affairs in
the downfall of the three houses of Hurst & Robinson, Constable
and Ballantyne, 197, 227 passim 240. Trust-Deed proposed, ib. 210-
218; and executed, 270. Publication of “ The Letters of Malachi
Malagrowther" in March, 273-276 passim, Final departure from
“ poor 39 Castle Street," 293. Domestic afflictions, 294, 304, 307-311.'
Correspondence regarding “ The Letters of Malachi," 295. Abbots-
ford in solitude, 313. Progress of “ Woodstock," 199 passim 316,
and of “ The Life of Buonaparte," 193 passim. Removal to Mrs
Brown's lodgings, 334. Illness of Lady Scott, 144, 294 passim 334 :
and death, 336-7. “ Chronicles of the Canongate" begun, 345. Pub-
lication of “ Woodstock” in June, 353. Meeting of the Blair-Adam
Club, 373. Lines on removal from Mrs Brown's, 380. Trip to Drum-
lanrig, 390 ; to Blair-Adam and Lochore, 394-7. Appointed a mem-
ber of the Scotch College Commission, 401. Journey to London
and Paris, ix. 2-53. Oxford, 53. Abbotsford, 56. Walker Street,
Edinburgh, 57. Illness from rheumatism, &c., 58-60. Retrospec.
tions and gloomy forebodings, 60-62 Christmas at Abbotsford, 62.
Progress of “ The Life of Buonaparte,” and “ Chronicles of the
Canongate," viii. passim.

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1827.- Progress of " The Life of Buonaparte," ix. 66 passim 117. Con-
tributions to Periodical Works, 72-3. Dinner parties, 74-6. Thea-
trical Fund Dinner - avowal of the sole authorship of “ The Wa-
verley Novels," 23d February, 77-84. Correspondence with Goethe.
92-7. Publication of “ The Lite of Buonaparte" in June, 117; of
* Prose Miscellanies," 6 vols. 8vo., 124. Writes " Essay on the
Planting of Waste Lands," ib. Excursion to St. Andrews, 125.
Affair of General Gourgaud, 142-55. Excursion to Blytheswood and
Corehouse, 155. To Ravensworth, Durham, Alnwick, and Sunder-
land, 156-65. Autumn at Abbotsford, 132, 170. Publication of
" Chronicles of the Canongate, First Series," in November, 173;
and commencement of the Second Series, 181. Affair of Abud and
Co., 174-8. Writes “ Essay on Landscape Gardening,” and “Me-

of George Bannatyne," 182. Publication of Tales of a Grand-
father, First Series," in December, 186. Re-purchase of the Waverley
copyrights, 187-90. Dividend to Creditors, 190. Christmas at Ab-
botsford, and consolatory reflections, 190-2. School anecdote, ix. 319.
1828. - Preparations for “ The Opus Magnum," ix. 194. Writ

“ Essay on Molière," 194; and “ Two Religious Discourses," 195
passim. Letters to Mr George Huntly Gordon, 200-5. Contributions
to “ Heath's Keepsake," 207-8. Publication of the “Fair Maid of
Perth" in April, 222. Journey to London, 226. Visits Charlecote,
227 ; Kensington Palace, 242; Richmond Park, 243; Gills Hill, 251 ;
Rokeby, 253 ; and Carlisle, 255. “ Anne of Geierstein" commenced,

258.
1829. - Visit to Clydesdale, ix, 281. Publication of " Anne of Geier-

stein" in May, 321; and “ History of Scotland," Vol. I. for Lardner's
Cyclopædia, ib. Progress of the “ Opus Magnum," 306-7, 324 passim.
Review of “ Ancient Scottish History," 315-16. Publication of
“ Tales of a Grandfather, Third Series," in December, 3.4. Pub-
lication and success of The “ Opus Magnum," 325, 326, 328. Nervous
attack-hæmorrhages, 327-8. Visit of Mr Hallam, 330. Death and

epitaph of Thomas Purdie, 332-3.
1830. – Reviewal of Pitcairn's “ Ancient Criminal Trials," ix. 334.

Publication of “ Auchindrane, or the Ayrshire Tragedy," 335.
Writes “Essays on Popular Poetry, and Imitations of the Ancient
Ballad," 335. Paralytic seizure, 336-40. Preparation of “ Letters
on Demonology," 337, 340, 349. Publication of the last Series of
“ Tales of a Grandfather," 337. History of Scotland, Vol. II. for
Lardner's Cyclopædia, 338. Review of “ Southey's Life of Bunyan,
ib. Resignation of the Clerkship of Session, ib. 340, 346, 348 ; x. 25.
Blair-Adam Ciub, 342. Excursion to Culross, ib. Commission on
the Stuart papers, 349. Prestonpans revisited, ib. Offers of a pen-

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sion, and of the rank of Privy Councillor, declined, 349, 352 ; x. 25.
Commencement of “ Count Robert of Paris," 357. Election dinner,
and speech at Jedburgh, 357-60. Admonition to the citizens of
Edinburgh on the reception of Charles X. of France. 365. Visits of
ihe French exiled noblesse, 369. Publication of “ Letters on De-
monology," in December, 369-70. Fit of apoplexy, x. 10-12, 14, 27.
Fourth “ Epistle of Malachi Malagrowther" written, and suppressed,
17. Second dividend to creditors, and their gift of the library, &c.
at Abbotsford, 18, 19. Unpleasant discussions with Ballantyne and

Cadell, 6, 10-17, 21-5.
1831 - His last will executed in Edinburgh, x. 21, 28, 36, 37, 40. Resi-

dence with Mr Cadell, 36. “Fortune's Mechanism," 38. “Address
for the county of Selkirk written — and rejected by the Freehold -
ers, 41-5. Speech on Reform, at Jedburgh, 46. Insulted there, 47-
30, 72-5. Portrait by Mr F. Grant, 49-51. Apoplectic paralysis,
61, 66. The Selkirk election, 74, 75. Commencement of “ Castle
Dangerous,” 77-9. Excursion to Douglasdale, 79. Church of St.
Bryde, 82. Resolves on an excursion to Italy, 89. A Government
frigate prepared for his reception, 89. Visit of Mr J. W. Turner,
94. Mr Adolphus' memoranda, 91. Last visits to Smailholme,
Bemerside, Ettrick, &c., 94-8. Visit of his eldest son, 97; of Cap-
tain Burns, 101; and of Wordsworth, 104. Publication of “ Count
Robert of Paris" and “ Castle Dangerous," in November, 105. De-
parture from Abbotsford, 107. Visit to Rokeby, ib.; London, 108.
Reminiscences by Mr Scott of Gala, 109-12; and Dr Ferguson, 121.
Epitaph on Helen Walker, 118. Arrival at Portsmouth, 122. Voyage
in the Barham, 125, Letter on Graham's Island, 126. Malta, 130,
Notes by Mrs John Davy, 131-45. Arrival at Naples, 146.
1832. - Residence at Naples, x. 146. Last attempts in romance, 148.

Sir William Gell's memoranda, 153-69. Excursions to Pollio, 157;
Pompeii, 158; La Cava, 163; Paestum, 165; La Trinità della Cava,
ib.; Pozzuoli, 168. At Rome, 176-198. Excursion to the Castle of
Bracciano, 179-82. Memoranda of Sir William Gell at Rome, 176-
84; and of Mr Edward Cheney, 184-98. Journey to Frankfort, 199,
The Rhine steam-boat, 200. Fatal attack at Nimeguen—“the crown.
ing blow," ib. Arrival in London--Jermyn Street, 201. Voyage to
Edinburgh, 206. Journey to Abbotsford, 207. Last days there, 207-

218.
His Death, 21st September, x. 218.
- head, post-mortem examination of, 219.
- funeral, ib.
- Character, summary of his personal and literary, x. 224-250.
- Last Will, and state of his affairs, x, 254.

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