|Content Description||Text consists of a 44-line poem in 11 Sapphic stanzas addressed to Thomas Pelham, Duke of Newcastle, the author's patron.|
Freind was installed as a Canon of Christ Church, Oxford on 29 March, 1737.
The text is headed by a Latin quotation: 'Extremum hunc, Clio, concede laborem'.
Endorsed 'Dat. ex Aede Xti Ox. 3tio Cal. Apr. 1737' [30/3/1737].