Manuscript Composition of Four Sacred Texts comprising 3 poems and a Hymn.


Folio, 4 pages, total 83 lines (approx 700 words) written in one neat bold hand.


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The pieces are titles “A Heroic Poem. On the Nativity of Christ n Christmas Day” 19 lines. “A Hymn. On the Circumcision of Christ. To the tune of the hundred Psalm” 9 four line verses. “A Complement To my friend seeing me Melancholy gave me share of a bowl Punch” 12 lines. & “On Contentment” 16 lines. None of the titles, nor the first lines have been found and the neatness of the writing would suggest that this piece was written for a purpose. Perhaps they were written for a special occasion or religious ceremony?