Beinecke Osborn fc135

Title Untitled
Archive Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Call Number Beinecke Osborn fc135
Complete Yes

George Montagu, ca. 1769–1790. 

77 poems.

Verses attributed to George and Frederick Montagu, and copies of poems by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, and others.

* As of yet, this manuscript has not been examined due to 2021-2022 pandemic access restrictions. This description is a temporary placeholder based on catalogue entries and Union First Line Index records.

Format Folio
Book Size 38cm x 24cm
Filled Page Count
Item Count 77
Poem Count 77
First Line Index Yes
Digitized No
Additional Genres Genealogical chart
Print Sources
Major Themes

Major themes prominent among the manuscript contents in alphabetical order.

Minor Themes

Other themes of interest among the manuscript contents in alphabetical order.


Beinecke Osborn fc135.” Manuscript Verse Miscellanies, 1700–1820, edited by Betty A. Schellenberg, Simon Fraser University, Accessed .

Created 2019-09-04 1:13:44 PM
Updated 2023-07-20 1:53:26 PM
Feature Note
Author attributions



Pre-bound paperbook. Many blanks.





Indications of use

Fair copy. 

Laid in: other verses, including an epitaph on Lord Charles Montagu, a coronation ode for Charles II, and verse letters from Trinity College signed "T. Montagu." Also with a genealogical chart of the Montagu family.

Item formatting

Decorative swirls between items. 

Original poetry

Yes, many original to the compiler.

Page layout

Margin, header, and footer rules.

Generous with space (if divided into vertical columns, the text would only take up the middle third of the page).