Document ReferencePw V 502
TitleMS poem, untitled, addressed to John Wilmot, earl of Rochester, by Robert Whitehall; 1 January, 1666/1667
Date1 January 1667
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThe untitled poem consists of 32 lines, followed by a 3-line postscript, the first line of which is in Latin.

The poem commences with the address to 'My Lord' and is signed by Ro[bert] Wh[iteha]ll. It is dated at M[erton] C[ollege] Oxon., Jan. 1 1666/1667.

The poem is addressed 'For ye Right hon<oura>ble John Earle of Rochester these'.

The letter was sealed (part of seal remains). Parts of the text are missing, presumably lost when opening the letter.
First Line of PoemMy Lord, Our picture we have sent
Last Line of PoemAccept of ours though n'ere so b[ad]
Physical DescriptionOne sheet folded once to form two folios
Physical match: Pw V 503 (dimensions) & Pw V 504 (dimensions)
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Fleur de lis within narrow, crowned shield, approx. 65 x 53 mm

Countermark: Letters PC, approx 14 x 20 mm.
WatermarkFleur de lis
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA573Wilmot; John (1647-1680); 2nd Earl of Rochester; poet1647-1680
NA74567Whitehall; Robert (1625-1685); Mr1625-1685
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