Document ReferencePw V 186
TitleMS poem, entitled 'The Vision a Poem', by Daniel Defoe; 1706
DateNov 1706 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of fourteen 9-line verses.

Notes in the margin gloss the text at 18 different points. Most of these are additional to the glosses in Defoe's own autograph (Pw V 187), although the copy here has been identified as secondary.

A note in a different hand has added 'No 10. WJ' in the top left corner of f 1.
Title Of WorkThe Vision a Poem
First Line of PoemCome hither ye dreamer of dreams
Last Line of PoemTo tell If he shew'd us, lesse Manners or brains
Termparliament, the Union, 1707
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of Amsterdam and cartouche with letters RCT, 113 x 80 mm.

WatermarkArms of Amsterdam
Related MaterialIndex, ELM III, DeD 9
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 187
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication NoteF. H. Ellis, 'Notes for an Edition of Defoe's Verse', Review of English Studies, new series vol 32 (1981) pp 398-407
D. Defoe, The Vision (?Edinburgh, 1706)
POAS, VII (1975), pp 214-220
Defoe, Daniel, The Vision (?Edinburgh, 1706) & Poems on Affairs of State, vol VII (1975), pp 214-20

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74429Hamilton; John (1656-1708); 2nd Lord Belhaven1656-1708
NA1114Defoe; Daniel (1661-1731); poet and writer1661-1731
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