Poems transcribed in two 18th century hands, 16 folios. The works are 'Poverty', 'A pastoral essay', 'Locus apud inferos Virginibus vetulis secretos', 'Templum Hymenaei' and 'Fancy bright and winged Maid'. Outside the front cover: 'Dr Grainger', in an 18th century hand, possibly referring to James Grainger.
John Daniel Cotton: Poems
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Daniel Cotton, poet. One of the poems was written while Cotton was attending Winchester School in 1748.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Presented by the Revd W.G. Searle, 1912.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
Other Finding Aids
Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.
J.D. Cotton published his Poems on several occasions at Winchester in c. 1750.