Document ReferencePw V 453
TitleMS poem, untitled, by Samuel Wesley, the younger; 1727
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThe untitled poem, which consists of 52 lines, is preceded by the greeting 'Dear Tim' and followed by the signature 'Yours S. Wesley'.

The poem is dated at 'Deans Yard Nov. 25: 1727' and is followed by a postscript: 'Monday is Holyday all Day beg'd by Prince William'.

The verse is addressed to 'the Reverend Mr Thomas at the R<igh>t Hon<oura>ble the Earl of Oxfords in Dover Street St James's'.

An endorsement on f 2v states: 'From Mr Wesley. Rec<eived> Nov. 26. 1727. An apology, for his not coming to see the Library at ye time my L<or>d appointed'.

Part of seal remains.
First Line of PoemOnce disappointed, yet agen
Last Line of PoemTo Oxford's Earl and Oxford's Heir
Physical DescriptionOne folio folded once to form two quartos
Physical match: Pw V 451 (dimensions, paper, script) & Pw V 452 (dimensions, paper, script) & Pw V 458 (dimensions, paper, script) & Pw V 461 (dimensions, paper, script)
ConditionGenerally good
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Arms of the City of London, 55 x 43 mm
WatermarkArms of London
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA72804Thomas; Timothy (c.1694-1751); Rev.; chaplain to Edward Harley 2nd Earl of Oxford; brother of William Thomasc.1694-1751
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA11913William Augustus (1721-1765); Duke of Cumberland; (3rd son of George II)1721-1765
NA72806Wesley; Samuel (1691-1739); Mr; the younger1691-1739
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