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Parkes, Harry, d 1833 (ironmaster and father of Sir Harry Parkes)



  • Existence: d 1833

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Sonnet I, circa 1833

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 33/1
Scope and Contents A copy of Robert Southey's 'Sonnet I' (1794), beginning 'Go Valentine and tell that lovely maid', undated (possibly 1833 or earlier), possibly in Parkes' hand. The manuscript has minor divergences from the text published in Robert Southey, 'Poems' (Bristol and London, 1797), including the transposition of the second and third quatrains. It is labelled 'These Lines were written and composed by your father and being addressed to your Mother I fancied you might like to have them-he was ever...
Dates: circa 1833
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd, 3 Lombard Street, London, EC3V 9AQ. Applicants may submit their request using the standard Jardine Matheson letter of application, which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.