Document ReferencePw V 437
TitleMS poem, untitled, by William Walton; n.d.
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionThe text, which is untitled, consists of 32 lines

The name of the author is given at the end of the text: 'Of y<ou>r obedient & humble Ser<van>t W<illia>m Walton'.

A note on the cover by Francis Needham states that this verse, and another version in the same hand (for details of which see Pw V 438), was probably written in the first half of the eighteenth century, probably refers to Lady Margaret Harley, and is 'no doubt an autograph'.
First Line of PoemAlass Good S<i>r what you bid me
Last Line of PoemBurn w<ha>t is writ & nothing say
Physical DescriptionOne folio
Physical match: Pw V 438 (dimensions)
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of the City of London, approx. 53 x 47 mm
WatermarkArms of London
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library: Pw V 438
Variant copy of Pw V 437

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1110Needham; Francis (1900-1971); Mr; librarian to the 6th Duke of Portland1900-1971
NA1079Bentinck; Margaret Cavendish (1715-1785); Duchess of Portland; née Cavendish-Harley; dau. of 2nd Earl of Oxford; m 2nd Duke of Portland 17341715-1785
NA74553Walton; William
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