Document ReferencePw V 697
TitleIncomplete MS poem, untitled, not ascribed; n.d.
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionThe MS consists of three five-line verses, plus three lines only of verse 4. The remainder of the manuscript is found at Pw V 1174 and it is from this MS that the final line can be obtained.

The title of the poem 'To the Duke of Argyll' can be found from reference to Pw V 696. The title on Pw V 697 refers to the tune of the ballad.
Title Of WorkTo the Tune of the Colcester Wedding
First Line of PoemThou towring branch of Cambells
Last Line of PoemAnd proclaim him the Prince of Goatham
Physical DescriptionSingle octavo leaf
ConditionGenerally good but for small tear
Descriptive FeaturesWatermark: Post Horn within ornate and crowned shield (fragment), 49 x 36 mm
WatermarkHorn (crowned shield)
Related MaterialUniversity of Nottingham Library: Pw V 1174
University of Nottingham Library: Pw V 696
Last half of this MS.
Complete copy of the whole poem found in Pw V 697 and Pw V 1174

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA18670Campbell; John (1680-1743); 2nd Duke of Argyll; also Earl of Greenwich and Baron Chatham1680-1743
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