Percival, James Gates (M)

b. 15 September 1795. d. 2 May 1856. Nationality: American. VIAF.
Poet, linguist, editor, translator (especially from German), surgeon, and geologist. Born in Connecticut. Educated at Yale College. Graduated with a medical degree, but left medicine to become a poet. Contributed to *The Microscope*. Became the state geologist of Connecticut in 1835 and Wisconsin in 1854. Biographical information: *ANB*. (KH, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 4
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Dissipated Husband 1832-03-18 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 2986
Escape From Winter 1836-10-22 The Penny Magazine Poet 3152
Poetry 1839-10-05 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3747
Retrospection 1841-02-13 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5249