Fonds SCA90-GA60 - William Morton fonds

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William Morton fonds

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SCA90-GA60

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  • 1850-1851 (Creation)
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    Morton, William

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ca. 6 leaves of textual records
2 drawings : pencil ; 19 x 12 cm

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([18--?])

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William Morton worked as a reverend, but he also published poetry. He and his wife Caroline Olivia Clara Morton (1785-1826) had a child named Isabella Jane who died at the age of seven years old. His wife Caroline was buried in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), India.

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Manuscript poem entitled, "On Parting from My Sister and Her Children." Also included are two pencil drawings, one of which depicts a church and graveyard scene in a village located three miles from Dublin. The poem and drawings have been bound into a book. In the front cover of the book is a newspaper clipping of an obituary for Isabella Jane and Caroline Olivia Clare.

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  • English

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Bound into a book, "The woman of Shunem and other original poems; and, Chaunts of the family, or, The memories of affection and friendship" by W. & C. Morton, University of Waterloo Special Collections & Archives call number F9348

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Revised by PH in October 2018.
Reviewed by DR January 2019.

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