Samuel Colvil: Mock Poem or Whiggs Supplication

Scope and Content

Copy of 'Mock Poem or Whiggs Supplication', 48 folios. On fo. 1: 'I pray do me the favir of sending this book home if you dont like it for if you dont you most not fale reding it for it will plese you'.

Administrative / Biographical History

Samuel Colvil's 'Mock Poem or Whiggs Supplication' was first published in 1681. He also wrote 'Prophecy anent the Union', published in 1707.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Spencer George Perceval, 1921.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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