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ORINDA:
The Literary Manuscripts of Katherine Philips (1632-1664)

Detailed Listing

(The following descriptions are largely taken from the library catalogues of the institutions concerned, but have been supplemented with additional comments and lists of the poems by Katherine Philips which appear in the manuscripts together with folio references and Beal references [see Beal in the Brief Bibliography]. Anyone interested in tracing all the variants known to exist of a particular poem should consult the alphabetical list of her verses provided in Beal. The details that appear at the head of each manuscript description are the same as appear in the Contents of Reels. That is, the first column gives the correct manuscript reference. The second column gives the name by which the manuscript is known [key manuscripts only]. The third column indicates whether the item is one of the 10 key poetry manuscripts[?1-?10] as identified by Beal, one of the 3 key drama manuscripts [D1-D3], a verse miscellany including works by other authors [VM], or a poem in a book of music [Music]. The fourth column shows the number of items by Katherine Philips in that volume [not the total number of poems in the volume]).

REEL ONE

Manuscripts from the National Library of Wales:

NLW 775B Tutin Ms ?1 55 poems
Small quarto, 222pp. The initials "K.P." are blind-stamped on the cover. Autograph poems by Katherine Philips grouped by genre. written 1650-1658. Written from both ends of the volume, with the latest poem dated 13 Jan 1657/8. Once owned by John Ramsden Tutin (used for his edition of Philips' poems - see Reel Two ) and purchased by the National Library of Wales in 1913. Beal notes that
Reel One, NLW 775B (cont.)

"Although known since 1905, the Tutin MS at the National Library of Wales - Philips's autograph collection of over fifty-five of her poems made in the late 1650's ... - has received relatively little attention until recently; nor was its importance, or even precise Identity, clearly established." (Beal, p126). Some additional modern manuscript material, c1991, concerns the acquisition of the manuscript by the National Library of Wales and its relation to the Kentucky fragment. Contains 55 poems by Katherine Philips and 2 titles:

pp3,5 To my dearest Antenor on his parting (Beal PsK411)
p5 Engraved on Mr John Collyer's Tomb:stone…. (PsK65)
p7 On Little Regina Collyer, on the same tombstone (PsK232)
p7 In Memory of Mr Cartwright (PsK140)
pp9,11,13 On Mr Francis Finch (the excellent Palemon) (PsK238)
p15 L'amitié: To Mrs M Awbrey 6 Aprill 1651 (PsK205)
p17 To Mrs M A upon absence 12 Decemb 1650 (PsK383)
pp19,21,23 Rosania shaddow'd whilest Mrs M Awbrey 19 Septemb 1651 (PsK314)
pp25,27 Rosania's private marriage (PsK321)
pp29,31 To Rosania (now Mrs Mountague) being with her, 25 September, 1652 (PsK451)
pp33,35 Injuria amici (PsK161)
p37 Philoclea's parting. Mrs M Stedman. Feb 25 1650 (PsK296)
p37 To J J esq: upon his melancholly for Regina (PsK366)
p39 To the truly noble, and obleiging Mrs Anne Owen (PsK507)
p41 To the excellent Mrs A O upon her receiving the name of Lucasia, and adoption into our society 29 Decemb 1651 (PsK460)
pp43,45,47 To (the truly competent Judge of Honour) Lucasia, upon a scandalous libell made by J Jones (PsK502)
p49 To my excellent Lucasia, on our friendship 17th July 1651 (PsK418)
pp51,53 To Mrs M Karne, when J Jeffreys Esq courted her (PsK393)
pp55,57 To Mr Henry Vaughan, Silurist, on his Poems (PsK372)
pp59,61 A retir'd friendship, to Ardelia 23d Augo 1651 (PsK307)
pp63,65 To the truly noble Sir Ed: Dering (the worthy Silvander) on his dream, and navy (PsK517)
p67 To the Rt Hon Alice, Countess of Carberry, at the enriching Wales with her presence (PsK490)
pp69,71 To Mr J B the noble Cratander, upon a composition of his, which he was not willing to own publiquely (PsK377)
pp73,75,77 Lucasia (PsK210)
pp79,81 Friendship's Mysterys, to my dearest Lucasia (set by Mr H Lawes) (PsK110)
pp83,85,87 Content, to my dearest Lucasia (PsK28)
p89 To my dear Sister Mrs C P on her nuptialls (PsK405)
pp91,93,90 To the truly noble Mr Henry Lawes (PsK512)
pp95,97 To the noble Palaemon on his incomparable discourse of Friendship (PsK468)
p99 Wiston-Vault (PsK557)
pp101,103, 105,100 Friendship in Emblem, or the Seale, to my dearest Lucasia (PsK105) [see illustration on page 16]
pp107-8 To my Lucasia (PsK439)
pp110,108,106,104,102 To my Lucasia, in defence of declared friendship (PsK444)
p111 On the death of my first and dearest childe, Hector Philipps, borne the 23d of Aprill, and dy'd the 2d of May 1655, set by Mr Lawes (PsK246)
pp119,121,123,125 In memory of that excellent person Mrs Mary Lloyd of Bodidrist in Denbighshire, who dy'd the 13th of November 1656, soon after she came thither from Pembrokeshire (PsK151)
pp125,127 Parting with Lucasia 13 Jan 1657/8 A song (PsK289)
pp130,128,126 Friendship (PsK98)
pp129,131 Against Pleasure, set by Dr Coleman (PsK7)
pp131,133 Epitaph on Mr John Lloyd of Kilrhewy in Pembrokeshire (who dy'd July the 11th 1657) (PsK78)
pp136,134,132 In memory of the most Justly honour'd Mrs Owen
Reel One, NLW 775B (cont.)

of Orielton (PsK156)
pp142,140,138 La Grandeur d'esprit (PsK176)
pp146,144 To Mrs Wogan, my honour'd friend, on the Death of her husband (PsK398)
pp150,148 2 Corinth 5 19 v God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself (PsK525)
pp156,154,152 Submission (PsK344)
pp164,162,160,158 A Friend (PsK90)
pp168,166 On the 3d September 1651 (PsK275)
pp172,170 In Memory of Mrs E Hering (PsK146)
pp176,174 Invitation to the Countrey (PsK166)
pp188,186,184,182,180,178 L'accord du bien (PsK198)
pp196,194,192,190 The Soule (PsK336)
pp204,202,200,198 The World (PsK563)
pp208,206 Death (PsK49)
pp212,210 Happyness (PsK121)
pp218,216,214 On Controversies in Religion (PsK226)
pp222,220-19 God (PsK115)

NLW 776B Rosania Ms ?2 D1 96 poems/2 plays
Quarto, 404pp. Dated July 1663. Described by Germaine Greer et al in Kissing the Rod (see Brief Bibliography) as "… the most complete mss collection of Philips's poems, prepared for presentation to Mary Aubrey after Philips's death." Preface by "Polexander" dedicated to "Rosania" (Mary Aubrey). Contains 96 poems by Katherine Philips and her 2 plays:

pp11-104 Pompey. A Tragedy (Beal PsK576)
p105 Amanti ch'in pianti &c (PsK17)
p105 Tendres desers out of a French prose (PsK352)
pp107-16 La Solitude de St Amant. Englished (PsK185)
pp117-35 A Pastoral of Mons de Scudery's in the first volume of Almahide, Englished (PsK294)
pp135-7 Translation of Thomas a Kempis into Verse, out of Mons Corneille's lib 3 Cap 2 Englished (PsK522)
pp139-204 Horace. A Tragedy. Translated from Monsiuer Corneille (PsK573)
p232 To the Queen of inconstancie, Regina, in Antwerp (PsK473)
pp233-5 A sea voyage from Tenby to Bristol (PsK327)
pp235-7 To (the truly competent Judge of Honour) Lucasia, upon a scandalous libell made by J Jones (PsK503)
pp238-9 To Rosania (now Mrs Montague) being with her, 25 September 1652 (PsK452)
p240 To my Lord Biron's tune of --- Adieu Phillis (PsK432)
pp241-5 To the Rt Hon the Lady E C (PsK498)
pp246-7 Parting with Lucasia 13 Jan 1657/8 (PsK290)
pp247-50 La Grandeur d'esprit (PsK177)
pp250-1 Against Pleasure, set by Dr Coleman (PsK8)
pp252-3 Invitation to the Countrey (PsK167)
pp254-7 The World (PsK564)
pp257-9 The Soule (PsK337)
pp259-61 The Enquiry (PsK71)
pp262-3 2 Corinth 5 19 v God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself (PsK526)
pp263-5 To my dearest Antenor on his parting (PsK412)
p265 To Antenor, on a paper of mine wch J Jones threatens to publish to his prejudice (PsK355)
pp266-7 Upon the double murther of K Charles, in answer to a libellous rime made by V P (PsK532)
pp267-70 A Countrey life (PsK36)
pp270-3 In memory of that excellent person Mrs Mary Lloyd of Bodidrist in Denbighshire, who dy'd the 13th of November 1656 ... (PsK152)
pp274-6 Rosania shaddow'd whilest Mrs M Awbrey. 19 Sept 1651 (PsK315)
pp276-7 To Mrs M Karne, when J Jeffreys Esq courted her (PsK394)
pp278-80 Lucasia (PsK211)
pp280-2 To the noble Palaemon on his incomparable discourse of Friendship (PsK469)
pp282-3 A Dialogue Betwixt Lucasia & Rosania, Imitating that of Gentle Thirsis (PsK62)
pp283-4 To my Lady Elizabeth Boyle, Singing -- Since Affairs of the state &c (PsK425)
Reel One, NLW 776B (cont.)

pp285-6 To the Queen's Majesty, on her late Sickness and Recovery (PsK486)
pp287-8 To the truly noble Sir Ed: Dering (the worthy Silvander) on his dream, and navy (PsK518)
pp289-90 The Irish Greyhound (PsK173)
pp290-1 On the numerous accesse of the English to waite upon the King in Holland (PsK270)
pp291-4 Arion on a Dolphin to his Majestie in his passadge into England (PsK22)
pp294-6 On the death of the Duke of Gloucester (PsK252)
pp296-7 The Princess royall's Returne into England (PsK302)
pp298-9 To the Queene's majestie, Jan 1 1660/1 (PsK482)
p300 On the faire wether at the Coronacon (PsK262)
pp301-2 To her royall highnesse, the Dutchesse of Yorke, on her command to send her some things I had wrote (PsK360)
pp302-3 On the death of the Queen of Bohemia (PsK256)
pp304-5 To the Queen on her arrivall at Portsmouth. May 1662 (PsK478)
pp306-9 In memory of F P who dyed at Acton 24 May 1660 - 13th of her age (PsK132)
pp309-10 To the Lady Mary Butler at her marriage with the Lord Cavendish, Octobr 1662 (PsK466)
pp311-12 An ode upon retirement, made upon occasion of Mr Cowley's on that subject (PsK219)
p312 Song, to the tune of, Sommes nous pas trop heureux (PsK331)
P313 L'amitié: To Mrs M Awbrey. 6 Apr 1651 (PsK206)
pp314-16 To Mrs Mary Awbrey at parting (PsK388)
pp316-17 A retir'd friendship, to Adelia 23 Aug 1651 (PsK308)
pp318-19 Injuria amici (PsK162)
p320 To my excellent Lucasia, on our friendship, 17 July 1651 (PsK419)
pp321-2 Friendship's Mysterys, to my dearest Lucasia (set by Mr H Lawes) (PsK111)
pp322-5 Content, to my dearest Lucasia (PsK29)
pp325-6 A Dialogue between Lucasia and Orinda (PsK58)
pp326-7 Wiston-Vault (PsK558)
pp327-30 To my Lucasia, in defence of declared friendship (PsK445)
pp331-4 A Friend (PsK91)
pp335-6 Epitaph. On my honour'd Mother in Law: Mrs Phillips of Portheynon in Cardiganshire, who dy'd. Jan 1st Ao 1662/3 (PsK79)
pp337-8 Lucasia, Rosania, and Orinda parting at a Fountain. July 1663 (PsK216)
p339 To my Lady Ann Boyle's saying I look'd angrily upon her (PsK423)
p340 A Farewell to Rosania (PsK82)
pp340-2 On the Welch language (PsK281)
pp342-4 To the Countess of Thanet, upon her Marriage (PsK458)
p344 Epitaph. On Hector Phillips at St Sith's Church (PsK75)
pp345-6 On the Death of my Lord Rich, Only Son to the Earle of Warwick, who dy'd of the Small Pox. 1664 (PsK250)
pp347-9 To my Lord Arch-Bishop of Canterbury his Grace 1664 (PsK429)
pp349-50 The Virgin (PsK544)
p350 Upon the engraving K:P: on a Tree in the short walke at Barn-Elms (PsK537)
p351 In memory of Mr Cartwright (PsK141)
pp351-3 On Mr Francis Finch (the excellent Palemon) (PsK239)
p354 Engraved on Mr John Collyer's Tombstone at Beddington (PsK66)
p354 On little Regina Collyer, on the same tombstone (PsK233)
pp354-5 For Regina (PsK85)
p355 To J J Esq: upon his melancholly for Regina (PsK367)
p356 Philoclea's parting. Mrs M Stedman. Feb 25 1650 (PsK297)
pp356-8 To Mr J B the noble Cretander, upon a composition of his, which he was not willing to own publiquely (PsK378)
pp358-9 Rosania's private marriage (PsK322)
Reel One, NLW 776B (cont.)

p360 To the truly noble, and obleiging Mrs Anne Owen (on my first approaches) (PsK508)
p361 To the excellent Mrs A O upon her receiving the name of Lucasia, and adoption into our society 29 Dec 1651 (PsK461)
pp362-4 Friendship in Emblem, or the Seale, to my dearest Lucasia (PsK106)
pp364-5 On the 3d September 1651 (PsK276)
pp365-6 To my Lucasia (PsK440)
pp367-8 Friendship (Psk99)
pp369-70 To the Rt Hon Alice, Countess of Carberry, at her enriching Wales with her presence (PsK492)
pp370-1 To the truly noble Mr Henry Lawes (PsK513)
pp371-2 To my dear Sister Mrs C P on her nuptialls (PsK406)
pp372-3 To Mr Henry Vaughan, Silurist, on his Poems (PsK373)
pp374-5 To Mrs Wogan, my honour'd friend, on the Death of her husband (PsK399)
pp375-7 In memory of the most Justly honour'd Mrs Owen of Orielton (PsK157)
pp378-9 In Memory of Mrs E Hering (PsK147)
pp380-2 On Controversies in Religion (PsK227)
pp382-5 God (PsK116)
pp385-9 L'accord du bien (Psk199)
pp389-92 Submission (PsK345)
pp392-4 Happyness (PsK122)
pp394-5 Death (PsK50)

NLW 1585 ff196r-v 1 poem
Elegy by Katherine Philips on the death of Mary Lloyd, of Bodidris, Denbighshire, 1656, in a collection of genealogies. This version of "In memory of that excellent person Mrs Mary Lloyd of Bodidrist in Denbighshire, who dy'd the 13th of November 1656 ..." is not listed in Beal (see Beal PsK151-155).

NLW 21702E ff158-9 1 poem
The autograph presentation copy of a poem, 1663, by Katherine Philips congratulating James Butler, first Duke of Ormond (1610-88) on the discovery of Colonel Thomas Blood's plot to assassinate him.

The poem is entitled: "To my Lord Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieut of Ireland, on the discovery of the late plot." This version is not listed in Beal (see Beal PsK437-438)

NLW 21867B D2 1 play
Quarto, 44ff, c1662-3. A manuscript copy of "Pompey, a tragedy", a translation by Katherine Philips of La Mort de Pompée by Corneille, with songs by the translator (ff36-39), a prologue by Wentworth Dillon, Earl of Roscommon, and an epilogue by Sir Edward Dering. This copy is complete and includes autograph corrections by Philips. Her version was staged in Dublin in 1663 when a printed edition appeared. Textual differences indicate that this cannot be derived from the subsequent London editions of 1663 and 1667. (PsK575)

NLW Orielton Estate Ms, box 24 2 poems
Two sides of a single sheet containing 2 poems and one recipe written by Orinda under her maiden name of "C Fowler" and dedicated to Mrs Anne Barlow. The items are:

A marryd state affords but little ease (PsK1)
No blooming youth shall ever make me err (PsK218)
A recipt to cure a Love sick Person who cant obtain the Party desired (PsK572)

Printed Books:

Philips, Katherine Poems (1667) 121 poems/2 plays
Beal notes that "The canon of Philips's surviving works was largely established by the posthumous 1667 edition of her Poems, containing 121 poems and two plays." (Beal, p134). It is reproduced here in full.

Letters from Orinda to Poliarchus (1705) 48 letters
Published by Bernard Lintott three years after Sir Charles Cottrell's
Reel One (cont.)

death and containing 48 letters from Philips to Cottrell from 6 Dec 1661 to 17 May 1664, this volume is a vital source for understanding Orinda's circle of friendship, her writing and her beliefs.

REEL TWO

Tutin, J R Selected Poems of Katherine Philips ("Orinda") (1904)
A limited edition volume reproducing 25 poems by Katherine Philips as well as a facsimile of a holograph manuscript "in the possession of the publisher" entitled "To Mr Henry Vaughan, Silurist, on his Poems" (Beal PsK 372).

Manuscript from Cardiff Central Library:

Cardiff Ms 2.1073 Cardiff Ms ?3 VM 14 poems
Small quarto, vii +37ff. A verse miscellany of the 17th century containing poetry by Katherine Philips (early versions of 14 poems constituting well over half of the volume), Thomas William Glover, H.F., Dr Hughes, Dr Gill ("Upon Ben Johnson's Magnetick Lady"), Zouch Townley ("To Ben: Johnson concerning Gills Satyre against Ben"), and some anonymous. The items by Orinda are:

f3v For Regina (PsK86)
f4 To Sir Amorous La Foole (PsK456)
ff4v-5 Juliana and Amaranta, A Dialogue (PsK175)
f5 To J J Esq: upon his melancholly for Regina (PsK368)
f5v In memory of Mr Cartwright (PsK142)
f6r-v To Mrs M A upon absence (set by Mr Lawes) (PsK384)
ff6v-8 To Mrs Mary Awbrey at parting (PsK389)
f8 On Little Regina Collyer ... (PsK234)
f8v Engraved on Mr John Collyer's Tomb:stone at Beddington (PsK67)
f8v On Argalus his vindication to Rosania (PsK225)
ff9-10v A Countrey life (PsK37)
f11r-v Upon the double murther of K Charles, in answer to a libellous rime made by V P (PsK533)
ff11v-12 To the Queen of Inconstancy, Regina, in Antwerp (PsK474)
f12v Philoclea's parting (PsK298)

Manuscript from the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, the University of Texas at Austin:

Texas Pre-1700 Ms 151 Dering Ms ?4 74 poems
Folio, 120pp, the latest poem dated October 1662. In the hand of Sir Edward Dering (1625-1684) ("Silvander"). Contains 74 poems by Katherine Philips and 2 titles:

p1 To my dearest Antenor on his parting (PsK413)
p2 In Memory of Mr Cartwright (PsK143)
Engraved on Mr John Collyer's Tombstone at Beddington (PsK68)
On Little Regina Collyer, on the same tombstone (PsK235)
p3 L'amitié: To Mrs M Awbrey 6 April 1651 (PsK207)
pp4-5 On Mr Francis Finch (the excellent Palemon) (PsK240)
p6 To Mrs M A on absence (set by Mr Henry Lawes) (PsK385)
pp7-8 To Mrs Mary Awbrey at parting (PsK390)
pp9-11 Rosania shaddow'd 15 Sept 1651 (PsK316)
p12 Rosania's private marriage (PsK323)
p13 To Rosania (now Mrs Montague) 25 Sept 1662 (PsK453)
p14 For Regina (PsK87)
To Philaster (J J) on his melancholy for Regina (PsK369)
pp15-16 Injuria amicitias (PsK163)
p16 Philioclea's parting (PsK299)
p17 To the Queen of inconstancie, Regina, in Antwerp (PsK475)
p18 To Antenor on a paper of mine which J Jones threatened to publish to his prejudice (PsK356)
p19 To the truly noble Lucasia (Anne Owen) on my first approach (PsK509)
Reel Two, Texas Pre-1700 Ms 151 (cont.)

p20 To the excellent Lucasia (Anne Owen) on her taking that name and adoption into our society 29 Dec 1651 (PsK462)
p21 To my excellent Lucasia on our friendship 17 July 1652 (PsK420)
pp22-23 To (the truly competent Judge of Honour) Lucasia, upon a scandalous libell made by J Jones (PsK504)
p24 To Mrs M Karne, when J Jeffreys Esq courted her (PsK395)
p25 To Mr Henry Vaughan, Silurist, on his Poems (PsK374) p26 A retir'd friendship, to Ardelia 23 Aug 1651 (PsK309)
p27 Upon the double murther of K Charles in answer to a libellous rime made by V P (PsK534)
pp28-29 To the truly noble Sir Edward Dering (Silvander) on his dreame and the navy (PsK519)
p30 To the Right Hon Alice, Countess of Carberry, on her enriching Wales with her presence (PsK493)
p31 To Mr J B the noble Cratander, upon a composition of his he was not willing to own publiquely (PsK379)
pp32-33 Lucasia (PsK212)
p34 Friendship's Mysterys, to my dearest Lucasia. (set by Mr H Lawes) (PsK112)
p35 A Dialogue between Lucasia and Orinda (PsK59)
pp36-37 Content, to my dearest Lucasia (PsK30)
pp38-39 A sea voyage from Tenby to Bristoll 5 September 1652 (PsK328)
p40 To my dear sister Mrs C P on her nuptialls (PsK407)
p41 To the truly noble Mr Henry Lawes (PsK514)
p42 To the noble Palaemon on his incomparable discourse of Friendship (PsK470)
p43 Wiston-Vault (PsK559)
pp44-45 Friendship in Emblem, or the Seale, to my dearest Lucasia (PsK107)
p46 To My Lucasia (PsK441)
pp47-49 To my Lucasia, in defence of declared friendship (PsK446)
pp50-51 The Enquiry (PsK72)
p52 On the numerous accesse of the English to waite upon the King in Holland (PsK271)
p53 To the Queene's majestie, Jan 1 1660/1 (PsK483)
pp54-55 Arion on a Dolphin to his Majestie in his passadge into England (PsK23)
p56 The Princess royall's Returne into England (PsK303)
p57 On the faire weather at the Coronacon (PsK263)
pp58-59 On the death of the Duke of Gloucester (PsK253)
pp60-62 In memory of F P who dyed at Acton (PsK133)
p63 To her royall highnesse the Dutchesse of York, on her command to send her some things I had wrote (PsK361)
pp64-65 On the death of the Queen of Bohemia (PsK257)
pp66-67 Happyness (PsK123)
p68 Death (PsK51)
pp69-71 The World (PsK565)
pp72-74 The Soule (PsK338)
pp75-77 L'accord du bien (PsK200)
pp78-79 Invitation to the Countrey (PsK168)
pp80-81 In memory of Mrs E Hering (PsK148)
p82 On the 3d September 1651 (PsK277)
pp83-85 A Friend (PsK92)
pp86-87 Submission (PsK346)
pp88-89 2 Corinth 5.19 v God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself. 8 April 1653 (PsK527)
pp89-90 To Mrs Wogan, my honour'd friend, on the Death of her husband (PsK400)
pp90-92 La Grandeur d'esprit (PsK178)
p93 A Countrey Life (PsK38)
pp94-95 In Memory of the most Justly honour'd Mrs Owen of Orielton (PsK158)
pp96-97 Friendship (PsK100)
pp98-100 In memory of the excellent person Mrs Mary Lloyd of Denbighshire, who dyed the 13th of November 1656 (PsK153)
p101 Parting with Lucasia 13 Jan 1657/8 - a song (PsK291)
p102 Against Pleasure. Set by Dr Coleman (PsK9)
Reel Two, Texas Pre-1700 Ms 151 (cont.)

pp103-105 God (PsK117)
pp108-111 To the Rt Hon the Lady E C (PsK499)
pp112-113 To the Queen on her arrivall at Portsmouth May 1662 (PsK479)
pp116-117 To the Lady Mary Butler at her marriage with the Lord Cavendish. October 1662 (PsK467)
pp118-120 An ode upon retirement made upon occasion of Mr Cowleys on that subject (PsK220)

Titles only: The Irish Greyhound; Song; Friendship in Emblem.

Manuscript from Worcester College, Oxford:

Worcester Coll Ms 6.13 Clarke Ms ?5 VM 73 poems
Folio, 281pp (plus blanks), written c1662. A verse miscellany commencing with Abraham Cowley's commendatory poem on Orinda and largely featuring the poems of Katherine Philips. There are some later additions from the late 17th and 18th centuries including those of George Clarke (1661-1736), once owner of this volume (and son of Sir William Clarke (1623?-1736), Secretary of War to the Commonwealth and Charles II.) Contains 73 poems by Orinda. These are:
pp4-5 Happyness (PsK124)
p5 Death (PsK52)
pp6-7 The World (PsK566)
pp8-9 The Soule (PsK339)
pp10-12 L'accord du bien (PsK201)
pp12-13 Invitation to the Countrey (PsK169)
pp13-14 In memory of Mrs E Hering (PsK149)
p15 On the 3d September 1651 (PsK278)
pp15-17 A Friend (PsK93)
pp18-19 Submission (PsK347)
pp19-20 2 Corinth 5.19 v God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself. 8 April 1653 (PsK528)
pp20-21 To Mrs Wogan, my honour'd friend, on the Death of her husband (PsK401)
pp22-23 La Grandeur d'esprit (PsK179)
pp24-25 A Countrey Life (PsK39)
pp26-27 In Memory of the most Justly honour'd Mrs Owen of Orielton (PsK159)
pp27-28 Friendship (PsK101)
pp28-29 To my dearest Antenor on his parting (PsK414)
pp29-30 In Memory of Mr Cartwright (PsK144)
Engraved on Mr John Collyer's Tombstone at Beddington (PsK69)
On Little Regina Collyer, on the same tombstone (PsK236)
p31 L'amitié: To Mrs M Awbrey 6 April 1651 (PsK208)
p31 On Mr Francis Finch (the excellent Palemon) (PsK241)
p32 To Mrs M A on absence (set by Mr Henry Lawes) (PsK386)
pp32-33 To Mrs Mary Awbrey at parting (PsK391)
pp33-35 Rosania shaddow'd 15 Sept 1651 (PsK317)
pp35-36 Rosania's private marriage (PsK324)
pp36-37 To Rosania (now Mrs Montague) 25 Sept 1652 (PsK454)
pp37-38 Injuria Amicitias (PsK164)
pp38-39 For Regina (PsK88)
p39 Philoclea's parting (PsK300)
p39 To Philaster (J J) on his melancholy for Regina (PsK370)
pp39-40 To the Queen of inconstancie, Regina, in Antwerp (PsK476)
pp40-41 To Antenor on a paper of mine which J Jones threatens to publish to his prejudice (PsK357)
p41 To the truly noble, and obleiging Mrs Anne Owen (on my first approaches) (PsK510)
pp41-42 To the excellent Lucasia Mrs A O upon her taking the name of Lucasia and adoption into our society 29 Dec 1651 (PsK463)
pp42-43 To (the truly competent Judge of Honour) Lucasia, upon a scandalous libell made by J Jones (PsK505)
p44 To my excellent Lucasia, on our friendship 17 July 1651 (PsK421)
Reel Two, Worcester Coll Ms 6.13 (cont.)

pp44-45 To Mrs M Karne, when J Jeffreys Esq courted her (PsK396)
pp45-46 To Mr Henry Vaughan, Silurist, on his Poems (PsK375) pp46-47 A retir'd friendship, to Ardelia 23 Aug 1651 (PsK310)
pp47-48 To the truly noble Sir Edward Dering (Silvander) on his dreame and the navy (PsK520)
pp48-49 Upon the double murther of K Charles in answer to a libellous rime made by V P (PsK535)
p49 To the Right Hon Alice, Countess of Carberry, on her enriching Wales with her presence (PsK494)
pp49-50 To Mr J B the noble Cratander, upon a composition of his he was not willing to own publiquely (PsK380)
pp50-52 Lucasia (PsK213)
pp52-53 Friendship's Mysterys, to my dearest Lucasia: set by Mr H Lawes (PsK113)
pp53-54 Content, to my dearest Lucasia (PsK31)
p55 A Dialogue between Lucasia and Orinda (PsK60)
pp55-56 A sea voyage from Tenby to Bristoll 5 September 1652 (PsK329)
p57 To my dear sister Mrs C P on her nuptialls (PsK408)
pp57-58 To the truly noble Mr Henry Lawes (PsK515)
pp58-59 To the noble Palaemon on his incomparable discourse of Friendship (PsK471)
p59 Wiston-Vault (PsK560)
pp60-61 Friendship in Emblem, or the Seale, to my dearest Lucasia (PsK108)
pp61-62 To My Lucasia (PsK442)
pp62-64 To my Lucasia, in defence of declared friendship (PsK447)
pp64-65 The Enquiry (PsK73)
p66 On the numerous accesse of the English to waite upon the King in Holland (PsK272)
pp66-67 To the Queene's majestie, Jan 1 1660/1 (PsK484)
pp67-69 Arion on a Dolphin to his Majestie in his passadge into England (PsK24)
pp69-70 The Princess royall's Returne into England (PsK304)
pp70-71 On the death of the Duke of Gloucester (PsK254)
pp71-72 On the faire weather at the Coronacon (PsK264)
p72 To her royall highnesse the Dutchesse of York, on her command to send her some things I had written (PsK362)
p73 On the death of the Queen of Bohemia (PsK258)
pp74-75 To the Queen on her arrival at Portsmouth May 1662 (PsK480)
pp75-77 In memory of F P who dyed at Acton (PsK134)
pp77-79 In memory of that excellent person Mrs Mary Lloyd of Bodidrist in Denbighshire, who dyed the 13th of November 1656 (PsK154)
pp79-80 Parting with Lucasia 13 Jan 1657/8 - a song (PsK292)
pp80-81 Against Pleasure. Set by Dr Coleman (PsK10)
pp81-83 God (PsK118)
pp83-84 On Controversies in Religion (PsK228)
pp85-88 To the Rt Hon the Lady E C (PsK500)

REEL THREE

Mauscripts from the Bodleian Library, Oxford:

MS Rawl Poet 65 Rawlinson Ms I ?6 VM 21 poems
In English and Latin, on paper: written in the last quarter of the 17th century. i + 99ff. Contains short poems, extracts, etc, apparently collected in about 1680-90 by a member of St John's College, Oxford, amatory, of local interest, a few political, etc. Many are by members of the college ... The first is "In Christi Natalitia" by Thomas Bickly, of St John's. There are 21 poems by Katherine Philips:

f8r-v The World (PsK567)
f8v To my Lord Biron's tune of --- Adieu Phillis (PsK433)
f9r-v The Soule (PsK340)
f10v Against Love (PsK2)
f10r-v Happyness (PsK125)
f11 Death (PsK53)
ff11v-12 Submission (PsK348)
Reel Three, MS Rawl Poet 65 (cont.)

ff12v-13v L'accord du bien (PsK202)
f14 Against Pleasure. Set by Dr Coleman (PsK11)
ff14v-15 A Countrey Life (PsK40)
ff15v-16v La Grandeur d'esprit (PsK180)
ff16v-17 An ode upon retirement, made upon occasion of Mr Cowley's on that subject (PsK221)
ff17v-18 In Memory of F P who died at Acton (PsK135)
f18v Epitaph. On Hector Phillips at St Sith's Church (PsK76)
f18v On the death of my first and dearest childe, Hector Phillips (PsK247)
f19 On the Welch language (PsK282)
ff19v-20 On Controversies in Religion (PsK229)
f20 Wiston-Vault (PsK561)
ff20v-21 God (PsK119)
f21 The Virgin (PsK545)
f28v Song, to the tune of, Sommes nous pas trop heureux (PsK332)

MS Rawl Poet 90 Rawlinson Ms II ?7 VM 15 poems
In English, on paper: written in the first half of the 18th century. i + 180ff. "A collection of verses, fancyes and poems, morall and divine," 334 in number with a table of contents. The first is "A farewell to follye," beginning "Farewell yee gilded follyes." Contains 15 poems by Katherine Philips:

ff2-3 Against Pleasure. Set by Dr Coleman (PsK12)
f3r-v A Countrey Life (PsK41)
ff4-5 Submission (PsK349)
f5 To my Lord Biron's tune of --- Adieu Phillis (PsK434)
ff5v-6v An ode upon retirement, made upon occasion of Mr Cowley's on that subject (PsK222)
ff6v-7v Happyness (PsK126)
ff7v-9 A Friend (PsK94)
f9r-v Friendship (PsK102)
ff77-79 La Grandeur d'esprit (PsK181)
f79r-v A retir'd friendship, to Ardelia 23 Aug 1651 (PsK311)
ff80-81 Content, to my dearest Lucasia (PsK32)
ff81v-82 2 Corinth 5.19 v God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself. 8 April 1653 (PsK529)
ff82-84 The World (PsK568)
f164v In Memory of F P who died at Acton (PsK136)
f165v La Solitude de St Amant. Englished (PsK186)

MS Rawl Poet 173 Dunton Ms ?8 VM 11 poems
In English, on paper: written about 1705. i + 195ff. "The Muse's Magazine, or Poeticall Miscellanies, in two parts. The first consisting of choice translations and paraphrases selected from the Ancients, done by the best of our modern Poets, the second part consists wholly of originall poems, selected from many of the best of our own Poets … 1705," intended for publication. A complete list of the poems precedes it, but some (on ff1-3) were added in about 1715. Inscribed "John Dunton his book, for which Mr Corbet at the Addison's Head accepted one half guinea in full payment for it ..." (about 1720?). Perhaps therefore Corbet was the compiler of the volume. John Dunton (1659-1733) was a publisher and bookseller. Thomas Corbett (?-1743) was also a publisher and bookseller. Contains 11 poems by Katherine Philips:

ff63v-64 The Virgin (PsK546)
f100v Against Love (PsK3)
ff101v-102v Friendship (PsK103)
ff102v-103v A Friend (PsK95)
f140r-v Against Pleasure, set by Dr Coleman (PsK13)
ff152v-153 Death (PsK54)
ff155v-156 To Mrs Wogan, my honour'd friend, on the Death of her husband (PsK402)
ff160v162 The World (PsK569)
ff174v-175v Happyness (PsK127)
ff184v-185v The Soule (PsK341)
ff187-188v On Controversies in Religion (PsK230)

MS Rawl Poet 147 VM
In English and Latin, on paper: written in about 1640-1660. iv + 278pp Poems chiefly in English, collected by a Cambridge man ("H[enry] S
Reel Three, MS Rawl Poet 147 (cont.)

[ome]" 1647?) and largely concerned with Cambridge events of about 1630-1658 (eg Caius College plate lost, Jan 1657/8, p239 rev). Many are by Henry Molle (p2ff), Isaac Olliver (p9ff), Clement Paman (p44ff), Sir H Wotton (p47ff), S Briggs (p274 rev and ff) and Rich Williams (p235 rev and ff). There are also poems by Cartwright, Herbert and Herrick. On folio 179 there is a poem "Upon Orinda's poems" by Abraham Cowley, dated 1658.

MS Rawl Poet 246 VM
In English and Latin, on paper: written in about 1648-1660. ii + 78ff. Another contemporary verse miscellany, evidently collected by a Cambridge (King's College?) man who had been at Eton [probably Henry Some], and relating to the period c1620-1660. Later belonged to "J Chase". Includes poems by Isaac Olliver (f3), Richard West (ff48, 50), Henry Molle and Raphael Thorius.

MS Aubrey 8, f38 "life"
The original manuscript notes compiled by John Aubrey (1626-97), antiquary and biographer, for his brief life of Katherine Philips. Early editions of his Brief Livesin 1813 and 1898 were bowdlerized, but modern editions (eg Oliver Lawson Dick's edition of 1949) reproduce the full text - warts and all. We have reproduced just the section (folio 38 of the original manuscript) dealing with the life of Orinda.

MS Firth b 20, f140 2 poems
These two poems appear in the midst of a volume of printed ballads collected by Sir Charles Firth (1857-1936). Folio 140 contains two poems which have been linked with Katherine Philips as they are attributed to "Domina Phillips agro Pembrokiae", but both Thomas and Beal (see Brief Bibliography) regard this as doubtful. The ascription may refer to Katherine Philips's step-sister, Katherine, Lady Philipps (1640/1-1713) who lived in Pembrokeshire. They are:

f140 Upon his Majesties most happy restauration to his Royall Throne in Brittaine
f140 Upon the Hollow Tree wch his M[ajes]tie escaped after the unfortunate Battell at Worcester

MS Locke e 17, pp 92-101 3 poems
The whole volume is a miscellany of poems in manuscript, partly in the hand of John Locke (1632-1704), philosopher, educational therist and framer of constitutions. We reproduce pages 92-101 only which contain 3 poems by Katherine Philips:

pp93-94 On the faire weather at the Coranation (PsK266)
pp94-96 On the Coranation (PsK245)
pp96-97 To her royall highnesse, the Dutchesse of Yorke, on her command to send her some things I had written (PsK364)

MS Tanner 306/2, ff357-368 2 poems
Codex chartaceus, in folio, ff493. Written in the 17th & 18th centuries. Contains Latin, English & French poetry and political items. Divided into two volumes (items 1-64, ff1-250; items 65-158, ff251-493). We have only reproduced 12 folios (ff357-368) from the second volume. These contain:
item 91 Verses upon the picture of Charles I, in the library of St John's College, Oxford (f360). Begins: "Wash thy impurer feet, and trembling trace, With wary steps this more than sacred place."
item 92 Addresses to Charles II and his consort in the Library of St John's College, Oxford, by a gentleman of that house (f365). Begins: "Your station 'twixt these globes doth prompt our pen, To fancy princesv plac'd 'twixt gods and men."
item 93 Address to the duchess of York in the library of St John's College, Oxford (f366). Begins: "If duty without complement might stand, And they whoe cann but kneele might kisse you hand."
item 94 Lines upon the numerous access of the English gentry to his majesty in Flanders (f367). Begins: "Hasten, great Prince, unto the British Isles, Or all thy subjects
will become exiles."
Reel Three, MS Tanner 306/2, ff357-368 (cont.)

There are 2 poems by Katherine Philips:

f367 On the numerous accesse of the English to waite upon the King in Holland (PsK274)
f368 The Princess royall's Returne into England (PsK306)

REEL FOUR

Manuscripts from the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC:

Ms V.b.231 Folger Ms ?9 D3 122 poems/2 plays
Folio, 170ff, late 17th century. Entitled "Poems by The most deservedly admired Mrs Catherine Phillipps The Matchless Orinda." Largely devoted to the poetry and plays of Katherine Philips, but also includes verse by Roger Boyle (1st Earl of Orrery), Abraham Cowley, Sir Edward Dering, Wentworth Dillon (4th Earl of Roscommon), Thomas Flatman, James Tyreel and others. Contains 122 poems and 2 plays by Katherine Philips:

f17 Upon the double murther of K Charles, in answer to a libellous rime made by V P (PsK536)
f17v On the numerous accesse of the English to waite upon the King in Holland (PsK273)
f18r-v Arion on a Dolphin to his Majestie in his passadge into England (PsK25)
f19 On the faire weather at the Coronacon (PsK265)
f19r-v To the Queen on her arrivall at Portsmouth. May 1662 (PsK481)
f20r-v To the Queene's majestie, Jan 1 1660/1 (PsK485)
ff20v-21 The Princess royall's Returne into England (PsK305)
f21r-v On the death of the Duke of Gloucester (PsK255)
f22 To Her Royall Highness, the Dutchesse of Yorke, on her command to send her some things I had wrote (PsK363)
ff22v-23 On the death of the Queen of Bohemia (PsK259)
f23r-v On the 3d September 1651 (PsK279)
ff23v-24 To the noble Palaemon on his incomparable discourse of Friendship (PsK472)
f24r-v To the Rt Hon Alice, Countess of Carberry, at her enriching Wales with her presence (PsK495)
ff24v-25 To the truly noble Sir Edward Dering (the worthy Silvander) on his dream, and navy (PsK521)
f25r-v To the truly noble Mr Henry Lawes (PsK516)
f26r-v A sea voyage from Tenby to Bristoll, 5 Sept 1652 (PsK330)
ff26v-27 Friendship's Mysterys, to my dearest Lucasia (set by Mr H Lawes) (PsK114)
ff27-28 Content, to my dearest Lucasia (PsK33)
f28v A Dialogue between Lucasia and Orinda (PsK61)
f29 To my dear Sister Mrs C P on her nuptialls (PsK409)
f29v To Mr Henry Vaughan, Silurist, on his Poems (PsK376)
f30r-v A retir'd friendship, to Ardelia. 23 Aug 1651 (PsK312)
ff30v-31 To Mrs M Karne, when J Jeffreys Esq courted her (PsK397)
f31r-v To Mr J B the noble Cratander, upon a composition of his, which he was not willing to own publiquely (PsK381)
f32 To the excellent Mrs A O upon her receiving the name of Lucasia, and adoption into our society 29 Dec 1651 (PsK464)
f32v To the truly noble and obleiging Mrs Anne Owen (on my first approaches) (PsK511)
f33r-v Lucasia (PsK214)
f34 Wiston-Vault (PsK562)
ff34v-35v Friendship in Emblem, or the Seale, to my dearest Lucasia (PsK109)
ff35v-37 In memory of F P who dyed at Acton 24 May 1660 (PsK137)
ff37-38 In memory of that excellent person Mrs Mary Lloyd of Bodidrist in Denbighshire, who dy'd the 13th of November 1656, soon after she came thither from Pembrokeshire (PsK155)
ff38v-39 To (the truly competent Judge of Honour) Lucasia,
Reel Four, Ms V.b.231 (cont.)

upon a scandalous libell made by J Jones (PsK506)
f39v To Antenor, on a Paper of mine which J Jones threatens to publish to his prejudice (PsK358)
ff40-41 Rosania shaddow'd whilest Mrs M Awbrey (PsK318)
f41r-v To the Queen of inconstancie, Regina, in Antwerp (PsK477)
f41v To my excellent Lucasia, on our friendship. 17 July 1651 (PsK422)
f42r-v Rosania's Private Marriage (PsK325)
ff42v-43 Injuria amici (PsK165)
f43r-v For Regina (PsK89)
f43v Philoclea's parting (PsK301)
f43v To J J esq: upon his melancholly for Regina (PsK371)
f44r-v To Rosania (now Mrs Montague) being with her 25 Sept 1652 (PsK455)
ff44v-45 To my Lucasia (PsK443)
ff46-47 On Controversies in Religion (PsK231)
ff47-49 To the Rt Hon: the Lady E C (PsK501)
f49r-v Parting with Lucasia, 13 Jan 1657/8. A song (PsK293)
ff49v-50 Against Pleasure. Set by Dr Coleman (PsK14)
ff50-51 God (PsK120)
f51 To Mrs M A upon absence (set by Mr Henry Lawes) (PsK387)
f51v L'amitié: To Mrs M Awbrey 6 April 1651 (PsK209)
ff51v-52 In Memory of Mr Cartwright (PsK145)
ff52-53 On Mr Francis Finch (the excellent Palemon) (PsK242)
ff53-54 To Mrs Mary Awbrey at parting (PsK392)
f54r-v To my dearest Antenor on his parting (PsK415)
f54v Engraved on Mr John Collyer's Tomb:stone at Beddington (PsK70)
f55 On Little Regina Collyer, on the same tombstone (PsK237)
ff55-56 Friendship (PsK104)
f56r-v The Enquiry (PsK74)
ff57-58 To my Lucasia, in defence of declared friendship (PsK448)
ff58v-59v La Grandeur d'esprit (PsK182)
ff60-61 A Countrey Life (PsK42)
ff61-62 To Mrs Wogan, my honour'd friend, on the Death of her husband (PsK403)
ff62-63 In memory of the most justly honour'd Mrs Owen of Orielton (PsK160)
ff63-64v A Friend (PsK96)
ff64v-66v L'accord du bien (PsK203)
ff66v-67b Invitation to the Countrey (PsK170)
ff67-68 In Memory of Mrs E Hering (PsK150)
f68r-v On Rosania's Apostacy, and Lucasia's Friendship (PsK244)
f68v To my Lady Elizabeth Boyle, Singing - Since Affairs of the State etc (PsK426)
ff69-70 Submission (PsK350)
f70r-v 2 Corinth.5.19.v God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself. 8 April 1653 (PsK530)
ff70v-72 The World (PsK570)
ff72-73v The Soule (PsK342)
ff73v-74v Happyness (PsK128)
ff74v-75 Death (PsK55)
f75r-v To the Queen's Majesty, on her late sickness and recovery (PsK487)
ff75v-77 An ode upon retirement, made upon occasion of Mr Cowley's on that subject (PsK223)
f77r-v The Irish Greyhound (PsK174)
f77v Song, to the tune of, Sommes nous pas trop heureux (PsK333)
f78r-v A Dialogue Betwixt Lucasia & Rosania, Imitating that of Gentle Thirsis (PsK63)
f78v To my Lord Biron's tune of -- Adieu Phillis (PsK435)
ff78v-79 Epitaph. On my honour'd Mother in Law: Mrs Phillips of Portheynon in Cardiganshire, who dy'd Jan 1 1662/3 (PsK80)
f79r-v Lucasia, Rosania, and Orinda parting at a fountain. July 1663 (PsK217)
f79v A Farewell to Rosania (PsK83)

Reel Four, Ms V.b.231 (cont.)

ff79v-80 To my Lady Ann Boyle's saying I look'd angrily upon her (PsK424)
f80r-v On the Welch language (PsK283)
ff80v-81v To the Countess of Thanet, upon her marriage (PsK459)
f81v Epitaph. On Hector Phillips at St Sith's Church (PsK77)
f82r-v On the Death of my Lord Rich, only son the the Earle of Warwick, who dy'd of the Small Pox, 1664 (PsK251)
f82v The Virgin (PsK547)
f83 Upon the engraving K.P. on a tree in the short walke at Barn-Elms (PsK538)
ff83-84 To my dearest friend, her greatest loss, which she suffer'd the 27th Dec 1655 (PsK416)
ff84-85 Orinda to Lucasia parting, October 1661, at London (PsK287)
f85r-v On the 1 of January 1657 (PsK268)
ff85v-86 To my Lady M Cavendish, choosing the name of Policrite (PsK427)
f86r-v A Dialogue of Friendship multiplyed (PsK64)
f86 Against Love (PsK4)
ff86v-87 Rosania to Lucasia on her letters (PsK320)
f87r-v To my Antenor, March 16, 1661/2 (PsK404)
ff87v-88 A Triton to Lucasia going to Sea, shortly after the Queen's arrival (PsK524)
f88r-v On the death of my first and dearest childe, Hector Philipps, borne the 23d of Aprill, and dy'd the 2d of May 1655. Set by Mr Lawes (PsK248)
ff88v-89 To the Lady E Boyl (PsK465)
f89r-v To my Lord Duke of Ormond, Lord Lieut of Ireland, on the discovery of the late plot (PsK438)
ff89v-90 To the Countess of Roscommon, with a Copy of Pompey (PsK457)
ff90-91 On the death of the truly honourable Sir Walter Lloid Knight (Psk261)
f91 Orinda to Lucasia (PsK285)
f91r-v To Celimena (PsK359)
f91v An Answer to another perswading a Lady to Marriage (PsK19)
ff91v-92 Lucasia and Orinda parting with Pastora and Phillis at Ipswich (PsK215)
f92r-v Epitaph on my truly honoured Publius Scipio (PsK81)
ff92v-93 To Mr Sam Cooper, having taken Lucasia's picture given December 14 1660 (PsK382)
ff93-94 Parting with a Friend (PsK288)
f94r-v To my dearest Friend, upon her shunning Grandeur (PsK417)
f95r-v To Pastora being with her Friend (PsK449)
ff95v-96 To my Lord and Lady Dungannon on their Marriage 11 May 1662 (PsK428)
ff96v-97 To my Lord Arch-Bishop of Canterbury his Grace, 1664 (PsK430)
ff98v-105 La Solitude de St Amant. Englished (Psk187)
f105v Tendres desers out of French prose (PsK353)
f105v Amanti ch'in pianti &c (PsK18)
ff105v-111v Pastoral of Mons. de Scudery's in the first volume of Almahide. Englished (PsK295)
ff111v-112v Translation of Thomas a Kempis into verse, out of Mons. Corneille's lib 3 Cap 2. Englished (PsK523)
ff113-144v Pompey. A Tragedy (PsK577)
f114r-v To the Rt Hon the Countess of Cork (PsK497)
ff145-170 Horace. A Tragedy. Translated from Monsieur Corneille (PsK574)

Ms W.b.455, p41 1 poem
A copy of a six-line version of the first ten lines of:
In memory of F.P. who dyed at Acton 24 May 1660 (PsK138)

Ms W.b.515 Music 1 poem
A 17th century music book later owned by W H Cummings (1831-1915). Contains 1 poem by Orinda, set to music by Henry Hall (?):

p30 An Answer to another perswading a Lady to Marriage (Psk20)
Reel Four (cont.)

Ms V.b.197 Music 1 poem
A manuscript song-book of the early 18th century, owned by George Forman in 1721. Contains 1 poem by Orinda, set to music by Henry Purcell:

pp110-111 La Solitude de St Amant. Englished (PsK196)

Manuscript from the Huntington Library, San Marino, CA:

Hunt Ms HM 183, f17 1 poem
A copy of a single item ascribed to Orinda in a 17th century scrapbook of verse. The item is:

f17 To Rosania & Lucasia. Articles of Friendship (PsK450)

Manuscripts from the the Osborn Collection in the Beinecke Library, Yale University:

Yale, Osborn b118 Trevor Ms ?10 VM 18 poems
A Commonplace book of the late 17th century; 320pp; 15 x 10cm. Contains an anonymous manuscript collection of verses, "wise saws", "sayings of heathens improved", etc. Bears the armorial stamp of the Trevor family with initials I.D. on cover. Signed on front end-paper, "E H Barker" and "Donum Francisci Stephens." Phillipps MS 18637. Contains 18 poems by Katherine Philips:

pp41-42 On the 3d September 1651 (PsK280)
p42 On the 1 of January 1657 (PsK269)
pp43-44 Death (PsK56)
pp45-46 2 Corinth.5.19.v. God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself (PsK531)
pp47-52 L'accord du bien (PsK204)
pp53-54 On the Welch Language (PsK284)
p55 The Virgin (PsK548)
p56 Orinda to Lucasia (PsK286)
pp57-58 Invitation to the Countrey (PsK171)
pp59-61 Submission (PsK351)
pp62-67 Content, to my dearest Lucasia (PsK34)
pp68-70 Happyness (PsK129)
pp70-73 La Grandeur d'esprit (PsK183)
pp73-74 Against Pleasure, set by Dr Coleman (PsK15)
pp75-78 A Countrey Life (PsK43)
pp78-80 Invitation to the Countrey (PsK172)
pp80-81 Against Love (PsK5)
p81 To my Lord Biron's tune of -- Adieu Phillis (PsK436)

Yale, Osborn b207 VM
A small collection of verses dated c1660-70. 46ff.

Yale, Osborn c189, pp27-29 4 poems
The whole volume is a Commonplace book dated c1705; 222pp, 13x 8cm. It contains a collection of verse by various 17th and 18th century authors, among them: William Congreve (1670-1729); John Dryden (1631-1700), John Wilmot, 2nd earl of Rochester (1647-1680), and Matthew Prior (1664-1721). We only reproduce pages 27-29 which contain 4 poems by Katherine Philips.

p27 A Countrey Life (PsK48)
p27 A Farewell to Rosania (PsK84)
p29 Tendres desers out of French prose (PsK354)
p29 Upon the engraving K.P. on a tree in the short walke at Barn-Elmes (PsK543)

Manuscript from the and Hertfordshire County Record Office:

Herts CRO D/EP F43, pp623-624 1 poem
The whole volume constitues a Commonplace book compiled c1670-1715 by Dame Sarah Cowper, containing a variety of poems, aphorisms and the like. We reproduce two pages only containing a previously uncollated version of "God", a poem by Katherine Philips. The whole volume is reproduced in its entirety in Women's Language & Experience, 1500-1940: Women's Diaries and related sources, Part 1: Sources from the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire County Record Offices which is also an original microform publication from Adam Matthew Publications.

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