Document ReferencePw V 693
TitleMS verse, being poem entitled 'Not<e> on Ch_sw_ck' addressed to the 3rd Earl of Burlington, and another addressed to William Kent; n.d.
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionText consists of 4 lines addressed to the Earl of Burlington about Chiswick House, and 25 addressed to the architect William Kent.

See also, Pw2 V 192; a copy of these verses at Chatsworth is dated 1736 (see M.I. Wilson, 'William Kent' (London&c, 1984) p250).
Title Of WorkNot<e> on Ch_sw_ck
First Line of PoemPossess'd of one Great Hall of State
Rare architect! in whose exotick school
Last Line of PoemAnd all mankind how ill you dwell.
The Devil would, or Mortal can reside.
Termbuildings, Chiswick House
Physical DescriptionOne folio folded once to form two quartos
ConditionGenerally good but creased
Descriptive FeaturesCountermark: Letters HR, 10 x 25 mm
Related MaterialChatsworth letters first series no. 214.6
University of Nottingham Library: Pw2 V 192
University of Nottingham Library: Another copy of these verses
Publication NoteWilson, M.I., William Kent (London &c., 1984), p 250 [from Chatsworth MS]

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA11885Kent; William (1684-1748); Mr; landscape gardener1684-1748
NA70105Boyle; Richard (1695-1753); 3rd Earl of Burlington and 4th Earl of Cork1695-1753
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