Epigram on Lord Eldon
Publication: Loyal Reformers' Gazette
Published: 7 April 1832
Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical
John Scott, Earl of Eldon (1751-1838)
A full copy of this poem is available.
Archive/Library: Mitchell Library, Glasgow
Classmark(s): Reel Number: 3089; Pressmark: SNMU 175/98
A poem which satirises Eldon's greed - using national funds for himself. The one stanza is written in common measure. It is followed by an 'Inquest Extraordinary' - a rhyming couplet which again mocks Eldon's charitable credentials.