Document ReferencePw V 187
TitleAutograph MS poem, entitled 'The Vision', by Daniel Defoe; n.d.
DateNov 1706 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of fourteen 9-line verses.

Two lines are cancelled at the end of verse eight, and replaced with 'as you find 'em you'd leav 'em both Foolish and Poor'. Manuscript glosses commenting on the text appear against five verses.
Title Of WorkThe Vision
First Line of PoemCome Hither ye Dreamers of Dreams
Last Line of PoemTo tell if he shew'd us less Manners or Brains
Termparliament, the Union, 1707
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
ConditionMended but fragile in fold, with slight loss of paper.
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Post Horn within crowned shield and insignia 4WR, 115 x 55 mm
WatermarkHorn (crowned shield)
Related MaterialIndex, ELM III, DeD 9
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 186
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

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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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