• Creator
  • Whately, Richard, 1787-1863
  • Created Date
  • 1820-12-01
  • Description
  • A transcription by Edward Hitchcock of an elegy written by Archbishop Richard Whately for the geologist Professor William Buckland while Buckland was on a trip to continental Europe. Buckland did not actually die until 1856. Alternative title based in part on title provided in correspondence from William Buckland to friends. The date provided is the date Whately assigned to the poem. Hitchcock's transcription is undated.
  • Format
  • Elegies
    Manuscripts
  • Rights
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