Farmer's son, amanuensis and land-steward to Sir Walter Scott
The Collected Letters of James Hogg, Volume 1, 1800-1819, ed Gillian Hughes (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2004), 460-1
Text of "Lucy's Flittin'" available from the University of Glasgow
Published in periodicals; his song "Lucy's Flittin'" was published in James Hogg's Forest Minstrel (1810).
Birthplace: Yellow | Emigration Locations: Blue | Other Locations: Red
Laidlaw was described in Hogg's memoir
Laidlaw was Scott's land-steward and amanuensis