Document ReferencePw V 275
TitleMS poem, untitled, by Howard Frederick, 5th Earl of Carlisle; 1764
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionText in this copy consists of 80 lines, with first couplet in quotations.

Name 'Carlisle' written beneath poem; endorsed 'Verses by the Rt. Honorable The Earl of Carlisle.1764' in the hand of William Henry Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland.
First Line of Poem'Curs'd be that Verse, how smooth so ere it flow
Last Line of PoemSense and good nature must attend thee still
Physical DescriptionTwo folios folded once to form four quartos
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Post Horn within crowned shield with letters D [and] CB, approx. 112 x 60 mm

Countermark: Royal Cipher, crowned GR, approx. 36 x 28 mm.

Notice gold graphing
WatermarkHorn (crowned shield)
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA905Bentinck; William H.C. Cavendish- (1738-1809); 3rd Duke of Portland; succ. 17621738-1809
NA9779Howard; Frederick (1748-1825); 5th Earl of Carlisle; succeeded 1758 head of American Commission 17781748-1825
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