Scope and Contents
12 items in various hands. Includes: 'The Egyptian King and his Apes'; 'An Hymn', beg.: 'My God my only help and hope ...', and ends: '... Who reigns one God above.'; 'On Mans Life'; (attrib. H. King), 'Verses of MansMortality', beg.: 'Like as the damask rose you see ...', and ends: 'The snow dissolves and so must all.'; 'From a minister of the Churchof England to Lavinia a Quaker recommending Baptism to her'; 'The Pleasure of Chiding'; 'A Prophesy found in the Chambers of one Mr Barker who ... died in Lancaster Gaol in the Reign of Charles the Second', beg.: 'Too late into this room I come ...', and ends '... expect this Prince to his native shore'; 4 riddles or rebuses; 'A Shuttlecock'; 'Solitary Thoughts on the Uncertanty of human thingsoccasioned by the sudden Loss of a hopeful Youth' (endorsed: 'Kent Sept. 4th 70').
- 1650-1750 (Circa.)
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Presented by the Bedfordshire county archivist, 26 Jan. 1948.
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