Beinecke Osborn c153

Title Untitled
Archive Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Call Number Beinecke Osborn c153
Complete Yes
Description

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

Format Octavo
Book Size 19cm x 13cm
Filled Page Count 168 pages
Item Count 37
Poem Count 23
Periods
First Line Index Yes
Digitized No
Region
Additional Genres Prose letters, Prose meditations
Print Sources
Major Themes

Major themes prominent among the manuscript contents in alphabetical order.

Minor Themes

Other themes of interest among the manuscript contents in alphabetical order.

Links
Bibliography
Citation

Anonymous. [Untitled]. Beinecke Osborn c153, Manuscript Verse Miscellanies, 1700-1820, 2021, manuscript ID 38, https://dhil.lib.sfu.ca/mvm/manuscript/38.

Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.
Created 2019-09-04 1:13:44 PM
Updated 2022-09-07 7:53:24 AM
Feature Note
Author attributions

Frequent; commentary provides attributions of numerous items to "Amynta," who is Hannah Wakeford.

Binding

Gilt black morocco.

Hands

Single.

Indications of use

Editorial notes on some verso pages. These notes suggest that this is a posthumous collection of writings by Wakeford, who died in childbirth in her 21st year.

Organization

Only recto sides filled.

Seven letters from Amynta to Aurelia followed by religious poems, then seven prose meditations.

Original poetry

Yes, possibly mostly.

First Line Index has attributions for only 2/23 items.