Document ReferencePw V 483
TitleMS poem, entitled 'On the Death of Mrs. Morris' [Mrs Morice d 1729], by Samuel Wesley, the younger; n.d.[c.1729]
Date1729 (c)
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of five 3-line verses.

A note on the folder in the hand of Francis Needham states that a copy of this poem is in Lady Margaret Harley's commonplace book, p 80, and is endorsed in the hand of Edward Harley, 2nd Earl of Oxford: 'By Mr Wesley'. This manuscript is not amongst the Portland Papers at Nottingham University.

Mrs Morris [Morice] died while visiting her father, Francis Atterbury, in exile, Nov. 1729.
Title Of WorkOn the Death of Mrs. Morris
First Line of PoemSeeing her Father snatch'd away
Last Line of PoemAnd no Decyph'ring shall be there
Physical DescriptionOne quarto folded once forming two octavos
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Post Horn within ornate and crowned shield (top half only), approx. 55 x 54 mm.
WatermarkHorn (crowned shield)
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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
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA74564Morice; Mary (-1729); Mrs; daughter of Francis Atterbury; wife of William Morice fl 1705-47-1729
NA11783Atterbury; Francis (1662-1732); Bishop of Rochester; Jacobite supporter; imprisoned in the Tower 1720 and banished to Brussels then France1662-1732
NA72806Wesley; Samuel (1691-1739); Mr; the younger1691-1739
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