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Gray, Thomas (1716-1771)

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1716 - 1771

Thomas Gray was an English poet, letter-writer, classical scholar, and professor at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He is widely known for his Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, published in 1751.

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Thomas Gray letter

Mss 758578
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 758578
Scope and Contents Letter from Thomas Gray to James Brown in Cambridge, England. The letter discusses personal and ecclediastical matters, mentions receipt of first act of William Mason's play. Tipped to front flyleaf of Thomas Gray's poem "The Poems of Mr. Gray."