Collection of poems by William Hamilton Esq. of Bangour

Archive Collection
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt 115
  • Dates of Creation
      ca. 1750
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 vol. ([ii], 162pp.), manuscript. Written in a single neat eighteenth-century hand. Pp.ii and 158-160 are blank. Bound in brown leather on boards with decorated blind tooling on both outside covers and the spine.

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