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PwV - Literary Manuscripts in the Portland (Welbeck) Collection, 16th-19th centuries
Pw V 816
MS poem, untitled, 'If Robert Knight' on the South Sea Bubble; n.d.
Text consists of 18 lines.
Endorsed 'Transcribed to be examined'.
First Line of Poem
If Robert Knight
Last Line of Poem
A Soveraine Remidy
South Sea Bubble Crisis 1720
Half sheet folded once forming two half folios
Watermark: Pro Patria, Dutch maiden and Seven Provinces rampant Lion within fenced field, 80 x 97 mm
Countermark: Royal Cipher, crowned GR surrounded by palm fronds and enclosed in a circle, 42 x 42 mm; also centre mark, monogram AB cursive and interlaced, 12 x 17 mm
University of Nottingham Library:Pw V 1185
University of Nottingham Library:
Another version of the same MS.
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