An entertaining book of original poems and elegant extracts, 1810-43, owned by and written for miss Pigott, written in 1810-1843
Among the miscellaneous contents are:
- (fol. 3) 'The Devil's Walk, by Professor Porson'
- (fol. 9) 'Verses written and spoken by Mr. Herbert Oakley at the Encænia at Oxford 1810'
- (fol. 29) 'Europe', a poem by lady Hesketh, 1810
- (fols. 43, 115) short poems on persons
- (fol. 48) 'Relation de Mlle Fouché concernant la Reine Marie Antoinette ... '
- (fols. 51, 52, 59, 79 [by Reginald Heber, 1823, cf. no. MS. Pigott f. 1, fol. 193], cf. 85) verses for archery meetings, 1802-23
- (fol. 76) Conundrums, beginning with 'miss Fanshawe's' on the letter H
- (fols. 55, 81) Two poems for private theatricals
- (fol. 91) Mrs. Thomas's (autograph?) poem ' The New Convert', i.e. miss H. Pigott, which was printed in 1844.
Most of the poems are copies.
- Creation: written in 1810-1843
Language of Materials
MS. Pigott e. 6
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 23475
9 1/8 × 7 3/4 in.