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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 38/15 (pp 75-82)
MS poem, entitled 'Colon', by Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset; n.d.
A detailed description of the volume in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 38.
Text consists of 148 lines.
The poem is on the Duchess of Portsmouth's place being exposed to sale in 1679. The poem is entitled 'Colin' in POAS II.
Title Of Work
First Line of Poem
As Colon drove his sheep along
Last Line of Poem
Blither Girles then any there
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, A 1475
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 32/12
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 40/50
Poems on Affairs of State, vol II (1965), pp 168-75
Harris, The Poems, pp 124-35
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Dates of existence
Kéroualle; Louise Renée de (1649-1734); Duchess of Portsmouth; mistress of Charles II
Sackville; Charles (1638-1706); 6th Earl of Dorset
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