Found 6 collections related to Poetry

Filtering on: x1751 - 1800
Menzies, John
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1965
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
John Menzies of Philadelphia created this volume. The first section contains an account of his adventures (using the alias John Little) beginning in the years 1793-1794, including those on a slave-trading ship from Liverpool to the Congo, thence... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
34 manuscript pages (20 total leaves)
Sewn notebook with semi-stiff drab covers, containing six poems, a verse fragment, and one newspaper article copied in a single unidentified hand. The poems include: "On the Invention of Letters" ("Tell me what genius did the art invent"); "Ode... more
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
1 volume (23 manuscript pages; 20 total leaves)
Sewn notebook containing fourteen manuscript pieces, chiefly poems copied from known eighteenth-century English writers, in unidentified divers hands. Three poems are by "W. H., aged 15," and are apparently unpublished. There is a light pencil... more
Alexander, James, 1691-1756
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 15701
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection consists of five satirical songs and poems, some likely in the hand of James Alexander, relating to affairs in New York under the administration of Governor William Cosby, 1732-1736
Hamilton, Anne, Lady, 1766-1846
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Hamilton, A.)
1 volume (182 leaves, some blank) + inserts
Lady Anne Hamilton, Scots-born courtier and friend of Queen Caroline of Brunswick. Manuscript volume in ink, in divers hands, compiled by and for Lady Anne Hamilton, and possibly her sister, Lady Susan, Countess of Dunmore. Includes pieces copied... more
Vergès, Eugénie de, 1774-1843
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz BND-MSS (Vergès, E.)
2 volumes
Eugénie de Vergès, née Choppin d'Arnouville. She was born on September 13, 1774 to René Choppin d'Arnouville, chevalier, a counsellor to Louis XV and president of the Cour des Monnaies; and his wife, Marguerite-Élizabeth... more