|Coteries||Hannah More circle, and Towgood-Steele-Wakeford family|
Hymn writer and poet; daughter of Baptist minister William Steele, with whom she contributed to the Hannah More circle; also a member of the Towgood-Steele-Wakeford family network of nonconformist women writers.
Nonconformist poet; Joseph Wakeford’s first wife; the primary author (under the pseudonym “Amynta”) of an anonymous manuscript verse miscellany of religious hymns and poems on friendship.
Nonconformist linen-draper and banker; married to Hannah Towgood Wakeford, whose writings he circulated posthumously and prepared for publication, with the assistance of his second wife, Mary Steele Wakeford.
|Archive||Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
Anonymous, ca. 1746.
37 items, 23 poems.
Largely the work of Hannah Wakeford ("Amynta"). Begins with seven letters from Amynta to Aurelia followed by religious hymns and poems, enigmas, and poems on friendship and solitude.
Reflects the work of the Towgood-Steele-Wakeford family.
Some or all of the miscellany's compilation period falls within this timespan