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Document ReferencePw V 448
TitleMS poem, entitled 'To the most Honourable Robert Earl of Oxford and Mortimer Lord high Treasurer of Great Brittain', by Leonard Welstead; 1711
Date1711
Extent2 ff
LevelItem/file
Content DescriptionText consists of 102 lines.

A note in the hand of Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford, appears on f 2v: 'verses Augu<st>: 1711. 2: if Mr Welsted'.
Title Of WorkTo the most Honourable Robert Earl of Oxford and Mortimer Lord high Treasurer of Great Brittain
First Line of PoemWedded to honour & possest of fame
Last Line of PoemWith speed contract my Sails & make to Shore
LanguageEnglish
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folio leaves
ConditionGood
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Sword within laurel wreath, 55 x 48 mm

Countermark: Letters IV, 12 x 17 mm
WatermarkSword
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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA74554Welsted; Leonard (1688-1747); Mr; poet of Westminster School and Trinity College Cambridge1688-1747
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