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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
38 - Volume containing MS poems and songs, by anon. and various authors including John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, John Dryden and Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset; n.d.
Pw V 38/10 (pp 61-62)
MS poem, entitled 'Letter to a Friend by the Lod: R_', not ascribed; n.d.
A full description of the volume in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 38.
Text consists of 34 lines.
Gloss to the text in a different hand: 'D. Monmouth' appears in margin by line 17.
Title Of Work
Letter to a Friend by the Lod: R_
First Line of Poem
Worthy Sir/ Though wean'd from all those scandelous delights
Last Line of Poem
Could brook the man her sister soe betray'd
For details of the physical evidence (paper, watermarks, binding etc) of the volume in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 38.
Crum, Index, T 2436
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 43/87
University of Nottingham Library:
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