Collection of Verse

Scope and Content

Verses copied from the St James' evening post, the Grub Street journal, and other publications, including items by William Walsh, Sir C.H. Williams, T. Tickell, Stevenson, Bavius, David Garrick, C. Pitt, and Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, 32 folios. On fo. i is a woodcut entitled 'The patient husband&scolding Wife', with verses below. On fos 27v and 28r is a list of contents.

Administrative / Biographical History


Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1922.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.