|Title||Revolutionary lyrics manuscript|
Joshua Francis Fisher, ca. 1779.
Poems satirizing the organizers of the American Revolution.
Benjamin Church, 1750–1752.
Mainly satirical poems by group of Harvard students.
|Title||A poetical jumble, vivified from the rubbish [...]|
Samuel Church, 1786.
2 volumes, 33 poems.
Rather crude homemade bindings showing stab-stitching and stitching along spine.
Mainly poems about death and/or religion. Vol. 2 expands to include more social topics.
|Title||A poetical flame blown up by the breath of a [...]|
Samuel Church, 1786.
Religious poetry, many items about sin; seemingly all original compositions.
Intended as a gift for a recipient he calls "Reveren'd Religioso."
|Title||Miscellany poems, Anno 1731|
Sentimental poetry, many epistles and plenty about love.
|Title||Miss Rebecca Story's Book|
Rebecca Story Porter, 1796–ca. 1803.
Seemingly a schoolgirl's book, including a list of students at Mr. Woodbridge Academy, with the addition of a personal poem about her brother's death at the end.
|Title||Poems on several occasions with introductory [...]|
Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi, 1810–1814.
Five volumes for her adopted nephew, but only the first three are primarily poetry, and therefore considered manuscript verse miscellanies.
Largely original occasional poems accompanied by prose biographical material and information about the circumstances of each item's composition.
Sambrooke Freeman, 1737.
Resembles a scrapbook; includes hand-coloured print illustrations.
Copies of verses, riddles, short stories, and newspaper clippings.
Anonymous Norfolk Clergyman, ca. 1814–1822.
Only included up to p. 82 (/119) because the rest of the book is game charts and other miscellaneous contents.
Primarily local interest, political, and religious poetry.
|Title||Miscellany poems by severall hands. Collecte [...]|
B. Cumberlege, 1703.
Contains title pages for many individual poems.
34 poems on the Table of Contents, but some grouped together under headings, so really closer to 50 items.
Occasional and religious poems, many about friendship, and a high proportion by the compiler. Position appears to be Jacobite and Roman Catholic.
Region of creation possibly London, based on later Cumberlege family records.
|Title||Poems, tracts & memoirs / collected by J. Rolfe|
J. Rolfe, 1700.
Primarily religious material.
|Title||I: "A collection of poems and various fragme [...]|
Rev. Thomas Austen, 1760.
Three volumes, only the first two of which are manuscript verse miscellanies, and therefore included in this entry.
A real variety of contents. The first volume revolves around poems about various natural elements and experiences of country life. The second volume
|Title||A collection of religious poetry from variou [...]|
Rev. Thomas Austen, 1770–1783.
Religious poems and hymns.
|Title||Poems on Various Occasion's and By Several H [...]|
Mainly devotional or conduct related poems, some describing Bristol and Quaker life.
|Title||Eliza Woolley's book|
Eliza Woolley, 1806.
Mostly love poetry.
Thomas Ingoldsby (also known as Richard Harris Barham), 1808.
Poems, paraphrases, epigrams, and conundrums in English, French, Greek, and Latin.
|Title||A Collection of various kinds of Poetry|
Melesinda Munbee (seemingly transcribed by Elizabeth Munbee), 1749–1750.
A manuscript verse miscellany assembled in childhood, based on a father's library.
Two volumes, 44 poems.
Many items by Swift; other bawdy contents.
|Period||1761-1790 , 1791-1820|
Charlotte Burney Francis Broome, 1771–ca. 1806.
Mostly original poetry by members of the Burney family with themes of family, courtship/marriage, and death.
Hester Thrale Piozzi, ca. 1810.
Entirely or almost entirely original poetry, many occasional.