Mulcaster, James.
Poems upon several occasions, 1771.
Manuscript, in a single hand, of a collection of 19 verses, primarily original poems on such subjects as war, nature, and death by Mulcaster and his son. Titles of poems include Written in a storm of snow; Written in a frost; On the death of a younger by an elder brother; and On the death of General Wolfe. Several of the poems are responses to a verse published in newspapers and magazines titled The year fifty-nine. The collection also contains several poems by other writers, including an ode to General Pascal Paoli by "Jno M-r," and The lucky shower, a pastoral tale, by I. W.
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In English.
On title page: Poems, upon Several Occasions. By several hands. Vol: II. Transcribed from Original MSS. Alstonmoor, Anno Domini 1771. Jas. Mulcaster Junr scriptum.
Inside front cover and on back flyleaf: geometric equations in pencil.
Binding: quarter rubbed calf over marbled boards.
James Mulcaster, Poems Upon Several Occasions. James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Mulcaster, James.
Paoli, Pasquale, 1725-1807.
Wolfe, James, 1727-1759.
Elegiac poetry, English.
English poetry -- 18th century.
Nature -- Poetry.
Patriotic poetry, English.
War poetry, English.
Philadelphia Area Center for History of Science
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