Commonplace book : manuscript, 1802.


Baldwyn, Charles. Commonplace book : manuscript, 1802.

Commonplace book : manuscript, 1802.

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.

1 v. (12 leaves) : paper ; 19 cm.

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The attribution of this otherwise unknown poem to 'D. Swift' may indicate D[ean Jonathan] Swift, the poet and satirist. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography. From the guide to the A gentle echo on woman, attributed to D. Swift, ca. 1710-1720, (Leeds University Library) Epithet: Dean of St Patrick's Dublin, author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000...