|Archive||Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
|Call Number||Beinecke Osborn c153|
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.
|Book Size||19cm x 13cm|
|Filled Page Count||168 pages|
|First Line Index||Yes|
|Additional Genres||Prose letters, Prose meditations|
Major themes prominent among the manuscript contents in alphabetical order.
Other themes of interest among the manuscript contents in alphabetical order.
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|
Frequent; commentary provides attributions of numerous items to "Amynta," who is Hannah Wakeford.
Gilt black morocco.
|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.
Only recto sides filled.
Seven letters from Amynta to Aurelia followed by religious poems, then seven prose meditations.
Yes, possibly mostly.
First Line Index has attributions for only 2/23 items.