January 1773 poem by Phillis Wheatley, entitled "To the Honorable Thomas Hubbard, Esq., on the Death of Mrs. Thankful Leonard." Of note, Wheatley was the first published African American female poet.
Verse of forty-six lines; first line: While thus you mourn beneath the cypress shade. Signed: Boston, January 2. 1773. Phillis Wheatley.
Bristol B3674 Shipton & Mooney 42541 Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 1637 Wegelin, O. Amer. poetry, 430
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Print version: Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784. To the hon'ble Thomas Hubbard, Esq ; on the death of Mrs. Thankfull Leonard. ... Boston, January 2, 1773. [Boston] : [publisher not identified], 1773