Document ReferencePw V 293
TitleMS poem, untitled ['Hoppy and Toppy'], by Arthur Mainwaring; [1708]
Date1708 (c.)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of eleven 6-line verses. Several cancellations, including the headings 'Hoppy's Repy' before verse 5 and 'To the Treasurer', before verse 9. 'Lowndes' is substituted for 'lowdness' in a different hand in verse 9.

Endorsed 'Kit-Kat 1708'

Contains more verses than the printed version.
First Line of PoemSince Cob gives the Feast
Last Line of PoemTo rig out one poor Jack Frenchman
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
Physical match: Pw V 1260 (dimensions)
ConditionGenerally good
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of the City of London, approx. 57 x 50 mm

Countermark: Royal Cipher, AR surmounted by coronet.
WatermarkArms of London
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library:
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication NoteJ. Nichols, A Select Collection of poems; with notes, biographical and historical etc. (London, 1780-82) vol vii, p 357

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA72698Mainwaring; Arthur (1668-1712); Mr1668-1712
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