Two anonymous eighteenth-century poems on the Godalming Rabbits

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt 116
  • Dates of Creation
      ca. 1726
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      2 ff. conjoined, but torn along most of the join as if extracted from a larger work, manuscript. Written in a single neat eighteenth-century hand.

Scope and Content

Contains 2 eighteenth-century English poems on the alleged birth in 1726 of 17 rabbits to Mary Toft of Godalming.

Administrative / Biographical History

The writer of the manuscript is unknown.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Heath's bookshop in October 2002.

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/bcmvlink.htm#bclt116