Autograph notebook, including verse, by William Fairfax

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Some poems are initialled "wx", "x", or with William Fairfax's monogram. Inserted is an early engraved frontispiece portrait of the author, with engraved verses (at the front).

Administrative / Biographical History

William Fairfax, soldier, was born at Denton in Yorkshire

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Quaritch (Sotheby), December 1971

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

The poems are indexed in the BCMSV database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/bcmsv/intro.html

Custodial History

Sir Thomas Phillipps (MS 23076)