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Collection of Verse

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6343

Scope and Contents

Verses copied from the St James' evening post, the Grub Street journal, and other publications, including items by William Walsh, Sir C.H. Williams, T. Tickell, Stevenson, Bavius, David Garrick, C. Pitt, and Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, 32 folios. On fo. i is a woodcut entitled 'The patient husband&scolding Wife', with verses below. On fos 27v and 28r is a list of contents.


  • Creation: 1751 (Circa)

Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Other Finding Aids

Full list available in descriptions box in Manuscripts Reading Room.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased 1922.

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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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