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Table of contents at beginning of manuscript.
Autograph inside front cover: Anne Heigham 1781.
Binding: contemporary vellum.
Manuscript, in a single hand, of a collection of 39 primarily sentimental and occasional poems on such subjects as friendship, death, solitude, nature, and women's beauty, by various authors, including Edward Jerningham, David Garrick, Hannah More, William Hayley, and Hester (Mulso) Chapone. Other poems have been written by Heigham's acquaintances, including several sonnets by Charlotte Smith and an elegy by Mr Hammond. Moreover, the collection contains several theatrical epilogues, including one altered from that written by Richard Sheridan and performed by "Henry Heigham." At the end of the volume, in another hand, is a poem titled On the death of a most indulgent mother by her son.
1 v. (104 p.) ; 20 x 17 cm.
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