Document ReferencePw V 531
TitleMS poem entitled 'The South Sea Whim'; n.d.
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of eight 6-line verses plus refrain.

Glosses that the poem should be sung 'To the tune of - All you Ladys now at hand'.

Endorsed by Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford 'Song 1711 Octo<be>r Libel on South Sea Act sent by D: Marlbourough to her friends'.
Title Of WorkThe South Sea Whim
First Line of PoemTo you fair Traders now ashore
Last Line of PoemAnd heave the Rogues into the Sea
Physical DescriptionOne folio folded once to form two quartos
Descriptive FeaturesCountermark: Letters HIB, approx. 13 x 56 mm
Publication NoteA Pill to Purge State Melancholy (London, 1716, 3rd ed.) pp 93-95

Click the links below to view related name indexes

CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA893Harley; Robert (1661-1724); 1st Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; M.P.; speaker 1701-1705; P.M. 1711-17141661-1724
NA18706Churchill; Sarah (1660-1744); Duchess of Marlborough; née Jennings; dau of Richard Jennings of Sandridge; m John Churchill 1st Duke of Marlborough 16781660-1744
Add to My Items