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Title The Poor Labouring Bee
Reference Arents 52
Collection George Arents Collection
Library New York Public Library
Date 1598
Author(s) Earl of Essex, Robert Devereux
Description A poem written by the Earl of Essex, praising the use of tobacco.
Document Type Manuscript
Primary Commodity Tobacco
Theme Art and Literature; Advertising and Consumption
Region Europe
Places England, Essex
Additional Information This is a manuscript copy of the poem. For more information on this title, see: Tobacco: Its History. Illustrated by The Books, Manuscripts and Engravings in the Library of George Arents Jr, Together with an Introductory Essay, Glossary and Bibliographic Notes. Volume One: 1507-1615, p.352-358.
Copyright New York Public Library