Document ReferencePw V 493
TitleMS poem, entitled 'An Epistle from Jack Sheppard to the E[arl] of Mac[clesfield]... ', by Philip, Duke of Wharton; [post 1724]
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionText consists of eleven 3-line verses, each followed by the refrain 'Which nobody can deny'.

Dated from another copy of poem, in which date of 1724 appears in title. For details of that version see under Pw V 492.
Title Of WorkAn Epistle from Jack Sheppard to the E[arl] of Mac[clesfield]...
First Line of PoemSince your Curiosity led you So far
Last Line of PoemIs the only favour your L<ordshi>p can hope
Physical DescriptionOne quarto
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Post Horn within ornate and crowned shield, approx. 50 x 55 mm.
WatermarkHorn (crowned shield)
Related MaterialCrum, Index, S 659
University of Nottingham Library:Pw V 492, 494/1
University of Nottingham Library:
Other copies of Pw V 493
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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