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Scottish poetry

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Manuscript poem entitled "On the Death of Mr Basil Hamilton”, 1742

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Identifier: Coll-2023/1/7
Scope and Contents Manuscript poem entitled "On the Death of Mr Basil Hamilton". Basil Hamilton, Esq., of Baldoon, was an M.P. for the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright. He died in November 1742, and the epitaph was written in December of the same year. Due to its controversial subject, only the first six lines were printed in Hamilton's Poems, 1760. It was not published in full until the 1850 edition.
Dates: 1742