Collection of Verse

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 12 MS Add.6343
  • Dates of Creation
      1751 (Circa)
  • Language of Material
      English .
  • Physical Description
      1 volume(s) 1 volume

Scope and Content

Verses copied from the St James' evening post, the Grub Street journal, and other publications, including items by William Walsh, Sir C.H. Williams, T. Tickell, Stevenson, Bavius, David Garrick, C. Pitt, and Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, 32 folios. On fo. i is a woodcut entitled 'The patient husband&scolding Wife', with verses below. On fos 27v and 28r is a list of contents.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Purchased 1922.

Other Finding Aids

Full list available in descriptions box in Manuscripts Reading Room.

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