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Title
Miscellaneous poetry : manuscript, 1760, 1765, 1767
Name/Creator
Austen, Thomas, Rev, , creatorcompiler.
Barford, Richard.
Blount, Thomas Pope, Sir, 1649-1697
Hughes, John Newington, former owner.
Pordage, Samuel, 1633-1691?
Thompson, William, 1712?-1766?
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.HOUGH:3685841 
Location
Networked Resource

Houghton
Language
English
Description
3 v. (276, 340, ca. 250 p.) ; 21 cm.
Form/Genre
text

Commonplace books-England-18th century.

Plays-England.

Poems-England.

Vellum bindings (Binding)-England-18th century.

print
Subject
Winter -- Poetry

Category
Manuscripts and records

Individual reading

English

18 century

Commonplace books

Note
Commonplace books with manuscript titles for each volume, containing extracts and paraphrases of poetry, plays, and essays by Richard Barford, Sir Thomas Pope Blount, Samuel Pordage, William Thompson, and others.

v. 1. A collection of poems and various fragments on that season of the year called winter, its opposites & concomitants -- v. 2. Little fragments of essays & detached pieces of poetry and the like calculated for the occasional supply of the magazine daily published -- v. 3. An abstract of curious, odd, & comical passages from old plays as they came casually to hand.

Autograph manuscript, signed.

Title from spine.

Bound in vellum.

MS Eng 611. Houghton Library, Harvard University.