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Colvil, Samuel, fl.1687-1707 (poet)



  • Existence: fl.1687 - 1707


Samuel Colvil's 'Mock Poem or Whiggs Supplication' was first published in 1681. He also wrote 'Prophecy anent the Union', published in 1707.

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Samuel Colvil: Mock Poem or Whiggs Supplication

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6291
Scope and Contents

Copy. 48 folios. On fo. 1: 'I pray do me the favir of sending this book home if you dont like it for if you dont you most not fale reding it for it will plese you'.

Dates: 1750 (Circa. Copy of original fo c. 1681)
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