Scope and arrangement
Bound folio volume, 188 p. : ca. 1820-1830 : (MISC 0196) : consisting of nearly 200 poems by Clare. Shelved under "Clare" with bound manuscript volumes.|||Assorted papers, in eight parts (A-H) : no date : (MISC 0197) : including memo notes by Clare on six scraps of letters addressed to him ; twelve manuscript poems. Part B includes an autograph document signed to Stamford bookseller Edward Bell Drury, ca. 1818, with note regarding a silver coin that Clare wishes to sell.|||Folio notebook : ca. 1818-1825 : (MISC 0198) : 142 p. ; comprising two separate collections of poems and poem fragments ca. 1818 in pencil; and from 1824-1825, in ink.|||Holograph poem signed, "Song," : ca. 1842 or later : (MISC 1817) : begins: "Where doth true love dwell ...".|||2 lines of verse with revisions : ca. 1820 : (MISC 1371i) : Clare's hand is not confirmed. On a letter cover addressed to Lord Radstock, bearing a black wax seal.|||To L. T. Ventouillac, London professor and the editor of The Iris : 1 autograph letter signed : 9 May 1830 (MISC 0116) : containing copies of three poems. Bound with (MISC 0196).|||To Henry Behnes Burlowe, sculptor : 1 autograph letter signed : 6 Jan. 1831 : (MISC 3789) : regarding Clare's "Hue and Cry." Filed in MISC oversize drawer.