Document ReferencePw V 345
TitleMS poem, entitled 'Farewell to London 1714', by Alexander Pope; n.d. [post 1714]
Date(1714 post)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of thirteen 4-line verses.

Endorsed in the hand of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford, 'Mr P____ private'.

The date given in the title appears in later publications as 1715.
Title Of WorkFarewell to London 1714
First Line of PoemDear; Damnd, distracting Town Farewell
Last Line of PoemAnd so may Starve with me
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
Physical match: Pw V 334 (dimensions) & Pw V 341 (dimensions) & Pw V 342 (dimensions) & Pw V 343 (dimensions) & Pw V 344 (dimensions) & Pw V 345 (dimensions)
Physical match: Pw V 346 (dimensions) & Pw V 347 (dimensions) & Pw V 348 (dimensions) & Pw V 349 (dimensions)
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of Great Britain within crowned garter and cartouche under garter with 'Semper Eadem', 118 x 80 mm

Countermark: Royal Cipher, crowned GR, 35 x 28 mm
WatermarkArms of Great Britain
Related MaterialIndex, ELM III, PoA 177
British Library: MS Harl. 7316, ff 193v-94v
University of Nottingham Library:
University of Nottingham Library:
Publication NoteSt James's Chronicle 14-16 Sept. 1775
Ault and Butt (eds), The Poems of Alexander Pope (1954) vi, pp 128-32.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA1123Pope; Alexander (1688-1744); poet1688-1744
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