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  • Title
    Series 83: 'Simkin's Poetry', being newscuttings, 1785-1792
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  • Physical Description
    1 items of textual material
  • Scope and Content
    It is unknown whether this topical verse was written by Sir Joseph Banks, a known writer of such verse, under the pseudonym 'Simkin', or whether written by someone else and collected by Banks.
  • General note

    This series was previously located at ML A80-2. It was purchased in 1884 from Lord Brabourne by Sir Saul Samuel, the Agent-General for New South Wales, and transferred to the Mitchell Library in 1910. It was part of the accession which became known as the Brabourne collection.
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