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'A Golf Song' by Arthur Vincent Weston

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MS. Eng. poet. c. 11
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'A Golf Song' by Arthur Vincent Weston.

Additions: (fols. 26-116) Guard-book of miscellaneous verse, 16th-20th cent., including:

  1. Fols. 26-46. 'A burletta of errors founded on the fable of Jupiter and Alcmena', 18th cent.
  2. Fols. 73-91. essay in verse by Edward Taylor 'On the origin utility and powers of poetry', 18th cent.
  3. Fols. 113-15. verse by Sir Charles Hanbury Williams 'S[andy]s and J[ekyl]l a new ballad' and (fol. 115) verse 'Occasion'd by a late motion', Jan. 1743


  • Creation: Written in 1911 by A. V. Weston


23 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. c. 11, fols. 1-2]

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MS. Eng. poet. c. 11

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 19692


'A Golf Song' by Arthur Vincent Weston

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Vincent Weston (d. 1916). Edward Taylor (d. 1797) was a writer. Sir Charles Hanbury Williams (1708-1759) was a satirical writer and diplomat.

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. VI, no. 35373

Pre-1800 verse in Crum.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received Feb. 17, 1911.

Additions: Acquired, 1926-66.

Physical Facet

On paper


13 1/2 × 8 1/4 in.

'A Golf Song' by Arthur Vincent Weston
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
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Weston Library
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