CARRINGTON, Noel Thomas. 14636



Autograph Letter Signed, incorporating the autograph text of the 32 line poem ‘Home’ (‘From “My Native Village” an unpublished poem, by the Author of Dartmoor’), to Alaric Watts in London for inclusion in a literary magazine. 3 pp. 10 x 8 inches, integral address leaf, in good condition. Devonport, 1 October 1828. Noel Thomas Carrington (1777-1830), Devonshire poet, who saw service as a seaman on a man-of-war at the Battle of Cape St.Vincent. He established a school at Plymouth Dock. His published poems include The Banks of the Tamar (1820) and Dartmoor (1826). ‘Whence is this wondrous Sympathy that draws/ Our souls to HOME by its mysterious laws…’