Archive Collection icon Archive Collection: Charles Whitehead, The Solitary: a poem, in three parts

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Title: Charles Whitehead, The Solitary: a poem, in three parts

Level: Collection 

Classmark: BC MS 19c Whitehead

Creator(s): Whitehead, Charles

Date: 1831

Main language: English

Size and medium: 1 vol. (46 ff.), interleaved, manuscript.

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/8745 

Collection group(s): English Literature

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Description

Manuscript copy, possibly in Whitehead's hand, of his long meditative poem "The Solitary", which was first published in 1831.

Quarter calf binding, with marbled paper on boards.

Administrative or biographical history

Charles Whitehead, the writer. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Provenance

The manuscript was sent by Charles Whitehead to John Wilson, amongst whose papers it came to the library of Lord Brotherton (see Brotherton Collection MS 19c Wilson).

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