WARBURTON, George Drought. 12505



Autograph Verse Signed ‘George Warburton, Captain Royal Artillery’, from Spirit of the Nation, beginning: “Sound a loud hymn for the gathering nation…” 1 page 7 x 4½ inches, laid down on an old album page. Tunbridge Wells, 4 May 1847. The Spirit of the Nation was a compilation of verses by contributors to the Nation newspaper, published in Dublin in 1844. George Drought Warburton (1816-1857), writer on Canada, author of Hochelaga; or England in the New World (1846 and later editions.