16th century-20th century
Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
Pw V 238
Autograph MS poem, entitled 'The Squabble. A PASTORAL', by John Gay; n.d.
Pw V 239
MS poem, entitled 'The Despairing Damsell, A PASTORAL', by John Gay; n.d.
Pw V 240
MS poem, entitled 'Song', by John Gay; n.d.
Pw V 241
MS poem, entitled 'Newgate's Garland', by John Gay; n.d.
Pw V 244
MS poem, entitled 'Ballade', by John Gay; n.d.
Pw V 276/2
MS poem, entitled 'Lines said to be written by Mr Pope upon reading the foregoing verses', by...
Pw V 315
Leaf taken from a book containing two poems, the second incomplete, by the 3rd Earl of...
Pw V 315/2
MS extract entitled 'The Monkeys' by Dr Arbuthnot; n.d.
Pw V 342
MS poem, entitled 'On Mr Gay', by Alexander Pope; n.d [post 1732].
Pw V 351
MS poem, entitled 'A Strange and Wonderfull Relation...', attributed to John Gay; n.d. [post 1718]
Pw V 352
Photographic copy of verses from unidentified MS poem, [A Strange and Wonderful Relation...' by...
Pw V 465/3
MS poem, entitled 'To Johnny Gay', by Samuel Wesley, the younger; n.d.
Pw V 1148
MS poem in English, entitled 'Usq<ue> adeo nihil est quod nostra Infantia caelum Hausit Aventini...
Pw2 V 7
MS collection of poems and songs by anon., John Oldham, Sir Roger L'Estrange, George Stepney and...
Pw2 V 7/53 (ff 78v-79r)
MS poem, entitled 'A Song', by John Gay; n.d.
Pw2 V 113
MS verse, being a ballad entitled 'Harry Suffolk's true Case' composed as a song for Gay's Beggar...