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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
47 - Bound volume of MS poems by various authors; n.d.
Pw V 47/12 (ff 24r-25r)
MS poem, entitled 'A Letter to my Lady Osbourne', not ascribed; 1688
A full description of the volume in which this appears can be found under the reference Pw V 47.
Text consists of 77 lines.
Dated 1688 in this manuscript.
'Hal_fax', appears in margin by line 55, referring to 'The grave Equivalent Peer' in the text.
Title Of Work
A Letter to my Lady Osbourne
First Line of Poem
Madam, I loath the Censurers of the Town
Last Line of Poem
Is, what Knaves invent, the Fools beleive
For details of the physical evidence (paper, watermarks, binding etc) of the volume in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 47.
Crum, Index, M 19-20
University of Nottingham Library:Pw V 46/34
University of Nottingham Library:Pw V 48/2
Other copies of the same MS.
Poems on Affairs of State, vol V (1971), pp 76-82
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Dates of existence
Denton; Penelope (1626-1696); Lady Osbourne; née Verney wife of Sir John Denton Lord Osbourne
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