Mourn, Ammonites, mourn for his sorrowful fate
- Mourn, Ammonites, mourn for his sorrowful fate
- Title (alt.) :
Edward Hitchcock transcription of Elegy intended for Professor Buckland
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.
- Whately, Richard, 1787-1863
- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
[December 1, 1820]
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 22 Folder 29 (shelf locator)
- Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Death and burial
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Buckland, William, 1784-1856
- 1 item (1 page)
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- Notes (date):
The date provided is the date Whately assigned to the poem. Hitchcock's transcription is undated.
Alternative title based in part on title provided in correspondence from William Buckland to friends.