Document ReferencePw V 207
TitleAutograph MS poem, untitled ['To a Gentleman, who requested a copy of verses from the Author'], in the hand of Mr Stephen Duck, the probable author; 25 Dec. n.y.
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionPoem consists of 56 lines addressed to Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford.

Published version entitled 'To a Gentleman, who requested a copy of verses from the Author'.

Sent 'To the Countess of Oxford', with the remains? of a seal.
First Line of PoemHonourd Sr/ I have Before ye time prescribed by you
Last Line of PoemAnd be propitious to your Humble Slave
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Pro Patria, 95 x 95 mm

Countermark: Letters CAW, 15 x 60 mm
WatermarkPro Patria
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Publication NoteDuck, Stephen, Poems on Several Occassions (London, 1736) pp 1-4

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA1048Harley; Henrietta Cavendish (1694-1755); Countess of Oxford and Mortimer; née Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles wife of the 2nd Earl of Oxford1694-1755
NA74440Duck; Stephen (1705-1756); Mr1705-1756
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