William M. Thackeray, Manuscript
Title: William M.
Thackeray, Manuscript Poem
Creator: Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863
Quantity: 1 item
Collection Number: MS 0309
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Scope and Content:
The manuscript poem is comprised of five stanzas with six lines each, written in
Thackeray's hand on a sheet of blue writing paper. A published version of the poem
appeared in The History of Pendennis (New York: Harper
& Bros., ) with the title "The Church
Porch." The title on the manuscript is "at the
church poor gate," with the word "poor"
crossed out. The manuscript includes the markings "Ganwells" and "42" handwritten, in
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863
Box 1. Folder 1. Manuscript poem, undatedItem 1. At the church gate...