Franklin

Commonplace book : manuscript, 1802.

Author/Creator:
Baldwyn, Charles.
Publication:
1802.
Format/Description:
Manuscript
1 volume (12 leaves) : paper ; 19 cm.
Status/Location:
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Subjects:
Ballads, English.
English literature -- 18th century.
English literature -- 19th century.
Form/Genre:
Commonplace books.
Manuscripts, English -- 19th century.
Poems.
Summary:
Commonplace book kept by Charles Baldwyn of Drayton Beauchamp, Nr Tring, Herts. beginning on Feb. 19, 1802 ending Nov. 17, 1802, with a copy of Swift's "The grand question debated whether Hamilton's Bawn should be turned into a barrack or a Malthouse" with annotations. Also included are 4 ballads, the first, "Pretty Bessee," has 65 stanzas; the second, "Lady Bothwell's Lament," is written using Scots dialect, with a lullaby refrain.
Contents:
The grand question debated, whether Hamilton's Bawn should be turned into a barrack or a malthouse, 1729 / [Jonathan] Swift.
Pretty Bessee.
Lady Bothwell's lament.
Cupid's pastime.
Selima.
Notes:
Written in one hand, ownership attribution at the end, f. [12v].
No pagination.
Binding: Contemporary marbled wrappers.
Penn Provenance:
Purchased from A. R. Heath (Bristol, England), 2001.
Cited as:
UPenn Ms. Coll. 373
Contributor:
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
OCLC:
225124312