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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
43 - Bound volume of MS poems and songs by various authors; n.d. [1681-1703]
Pw V 43/50 (pp 226-35)
MS poem, entitled 'The Town Life', not ascribed; 1686
A detailed description of the volume in which this item appears can be found under the reference Pw V 43.
Text consists of 141 lines in 21 irregular sections.
Dated 1686 in manuscript.
Title Of Work
The Town Life
First Line of Poem
Once how I doted on this Jilting Town
Last Line of Poem
But all the mighty puther ends in Punk
For details of the physical evidence (paper, watermarks, binding etc) of the volume in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 43.
Crum, Index, O 1121
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 573
Another version of this MS.
Poems on Affairs of State, vol IV (1968), pp 61-7
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