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An elegiac poem, on the death of that celebrated divine, and eminent servant of Jesus Christ, the late reverend, and pious George Whitefield : Chaplain to the Right Honourable the Countess of Huntingdon, &c. &c. : Who made his exit from this transitory state, to dwell in the celestial realms of bliss, on Lord's-Day, 30th of September, 1770, when he was seiz'd with a fit of the asthma, at Newbury-Port, near Boston, in New-England. : In which is a condolatory address to his truly noble benefactress the worthy and pious Lady Huntingdon ; -- and the orphan-children in Georgia ; who, with many thousands are left, by the death of this great man, to lament the loss of a father, friend, and benefactor. Preview this item
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An elegiac poem, on the death of that celebrated divine, and eminent servant of Jesus Christ, the late reverend, and pious George Whitefield : Chaplain to the Right Honourable the Countess of Huntingdon, &c. &c. : Who made his exit from this transitory state, to dwell in the celestial realms of bliss, on Lord's-Day, 30th of September, 1770, when he was seiz'd with a fit of the asthma, at Newbury-Port, near Boston, in New-England. : In which is a condolatory address to his truly noble benefactress the worthy and pious Lady Huntingdon ; -- and the orphan-children in Georgia ; who, with many thousands are left, by the death of this great man, to lament the loss of a father, friend, and benefactor.

Author: Phillis Wheatley
Publisher: [Boston] : Sold by Ezekiel Russell, in Queen-Street, and John Boyles, in Marlboro'-Street., [1770]
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Broadsides
Elegies
Named Person: George Whitefield; George Whitefield
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phillis Wheatley
OCLC Number: 62822976
Notes: Verse of sixty-two lines: first line: Hail happy saint on thy immortal throne!
Advertised in the October 18, 1770, issue of the Massachusetts gazette.
Text in two columns; relief cut (Reilly 1192) at head of title.
An imperfect copy of this edition (wanting the imprint) held by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania is recorded by Bristol (Bristol B3297, Shipton & Mooney 42195). Bristol mistakenly records the imprint "Newport, S. Southwick [1770]," evidently based on the 8 p. edition printed by Southwick (Bristol B3298, Shipton & Mooney 42196).
Description: 1 online resource (1 sheet ([1] p.)) : ill. (relief cut)
Other Titles: Elegiac poem, on the death of that celebrated divine, and eminent servant of Jesus Christ, the reverend and learned George Whitefield
Responsibility: by Phillis, a servant girl of 17 years of age, belonging to Mr. J. Wheatley, of Boston:--And has been but 9 years in this country from Africa.

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