Collection of poems by William Hamilton Esq. of Bangour

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Contains 27 eighteenth-century English poems by William Hamilton, preceded by an introductory essay and concluded with an index to all the contents of the manuscript.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Hamilton (1704-1754), of Bangour, the poet. For fuller details of his life and writings see the Dictionary of National Biography.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Christopher Edwards in 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#bclt115