ID 15521
Title [An elegiac poem, on the death of that celebrated divine, and eminent servant of] Jesus Christ, the reverend [and learned] George Whitefield, by Phillis, a servant girl, of 17 years of age, belonging to Mr. J. Wheatley, of Boston:--she has been but 9 years in this country from Africa.
Contributors Wheatley, Phillis (Author)
Signed Author by Phillis, a servant girl, of 17 years of age, belonging to Mr. J. Wheatley, of Boston:--she has been but 9 years in this country from Africa.
Pseudonym
Firms Unknown (Publisher)
Self-published No
Volumes 1
Pagination
Date of Publication 1770
Edition Statement
Edition Number
Date of First Publication 1770
Imprint
Colophon
Copyright Statement
Location of Printing Boston US
Format broadside (bs)
Length (cm) 32
Width (cm) 17
Price (pound)
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Price (pence)
Total Price (in pence)
Non-UK Price
Genre Poetry
Sources American Antiquarian Society (#https://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=351705)
Marketing a Sable Muse: Phillis Wheatley and the Antebellum Press (Jennifer Rene Young, 2011) 212
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Notes Data taken from American Antiquarian Society catalogue record; from AAS: "The only known copy, held by Michael Zinman in 1997, is imperfect, the top of the sheet having been torn away. Missing words of title supplied from other editions." Assumed to be one of the 62-line broadsides Young lists with the following publisher and date data: "Boston: publisher unknown, 1770 [printed 5 times]"; title IDs 14253, 15534, 15539, 15540 are the four other records created for this data.
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Recommended Citation

Wheatley, Phillis. "[An elegiac poem, on the death of that celebrated divine, and eminent servant of] Jesus Christ, the reverend [and learned] George Whitefield, by Phillis, a servant girl, of 17 years of age, belonging to Mr. J. Wheatley, of Boston:--she has been but 9 years in this country from Africa." The Women's Print History Project, 2019, title ID 15521 https://womensprinthistoryproject.com/title/15521. Accessed 2021-06-19.

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