Document ReferencePw V 492
TitleMS poem, entitled 'An Epistle from Jack Shephard to the E[arl] of M[acclesfield]... 1724', by Philip, Duke of Wharton; 1724
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of eleven 3-line verses, each followed by the refrain 'Which nobody can deny'.
Title Of WorkAn Epistle from Jack Shephard to the E[arl] of M[acclesfield]... 1724
First Line of PoemSince your curiosity led you so far
Last Line of PoemIf ye only favour y<ou>r L<ordshi>p can hope
Physical DescriptionOne folio folded once to form two quartos
Descriptive FeaturesCountermark: Letters HR, approx. 10 x 25 mm

Notice gold graphing
Related MaterialCrum, Index, S 659
University of Nottingham Library:Pw V 493, 494/1
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Publication NoteJ. Ralph, Miscellaneous poems by Several hands, particularly the D___ of W_____n, Sir S. Garth... (London, 1729) p 149; An Epistle from Jack Shepherd to the Earl of Macclesfield (1725)
Simpson, The British Broadside Ballad, pp 274-78

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29005Parker; Thomas (1667-1732); 1st Earl of Macclesfield; M.P.; became Lord Chancellor 1718; resigned and impeached 1725; cr. 17211667-1732
NA30145Wharton; Philip (1698-1731); Duke of Wharton; cr. 1718; styled Viscount Winchendon 1706-15; 2nd Marquess of Wharton 1715-8; Jacobite; attainted; estates forfeited1698-1731
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