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William M. Thackeray, Manuscript Poem

Title: William M. Thackeray, Manuscript Poem

Creator: Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863

Dates: about 1870

Quantity: 1 item

Collection Number: MS 0309

Language: English

Restrictions: None.

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Preferred Citation: William M. Thackeray, Manuscript Poem (MS 0309). Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.


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., [1870]) 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 pencil.


Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863

Container List: Box 1. Folder 1. Manuscript poem, undatedItem 1. At the church gate...

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