WILSON, John. 18655



A long Autograph Letter Signed, to John Aitken in Dunbar (probably John Aitken (1793-1833), Editor of Constables Miscellany), about the criminal case faced by Aitken’s brother, declining to interfere with or alter the course of judicial proceedings. 4 pp. 9 x 7 inches (one page crosswritten), in sound condition, minor blemishes. 53 Queen Street, 19 June, no year given. “The most judicious & even eloquent young man at the Bar now is Mr. Duncan Macneil and he enters with great zeal into every thing he undertakes.” John Wilson, pseudonym Christopher North (1785-1854), Scottish critic and essayist.