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Poems, 1767; 1769.

Author: Phillis Wheatley
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Database:WorldCat
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The collection consists of two manuscript poems. "To the University of Cambridge," dated 1767, was evidently written to the students at Harvard College, admonishing them to learn and live virtuously through their Redeemer. The second poem, entitled "On the Death of the rev'd Dr. Sewall," and dated 1769, is an elegy to her pastor, Joseph Sewall (1688-1769), minister for fifty-six years at Boston's Old South Church.
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Genre/Form: Poems
Named Person: Joseph Sewall; Joseph Sewall
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Phillis Wheatley
OCLC Number: 207178568
Description: 1 folder (2 items)

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The collection consists of two manuscript poems. "To the University of Cambridge," dated 1767, was evidently written to the students at Harvard College, admonishing them to learn and live virtuously through their Redeemer. The second poem, entitled "On the Death of the rev'd Dr. Sewall," and dated 1769, is an elegy to her pastor, Joseph Sewall (1688-1769), minister for fifty-six years at Boston's Old South Church.

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