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Autograph poem signed, by Allan Cunningham, c 1825

 Item — Box: CLX-A-371
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0130

Scope and Contents

2018-08-07 Content DescriptionAutograph poem signed, titled 'Mariners Song', three verses of 8 lines each, starting "A wet sheet and a flowing sea / A wind that follows fast / And fills the white and rustling sail / And bends the gallant mast / And bends the gallant mast my boys / While like the eagle free / Away the good ship flies and leaves / Old England on the sea ... ", addressed on the verso to Miss Henney, 1 side 4to., no place, no date (c. 1825)

Dates

  • c 1825

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Physical Description

Tears on folds professionally repaired, tear at seal not affecting the text

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Extent

1 leaf

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased in May 2018. Accession no SC-Acc-2018-0130.

Physical Description

Tears on folds professionally repaired, tear at seal not affecting the text

Processing Information

Catalogued by Aline Brodin in August 218.

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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