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date: 11 April 2021

Gilbert, Williamlocked

(1763?c. 1825)
  • Richard Garnett
  • , revised by S. C. Bushell


Gilbert, William (1763?c. 1825), poet, was born in Antigua, probably on 1 October 1763 if astrological evidence is accepted, the son of Nathaniel Gilbert (1736–1774). His father, a lawyer, was owner of Gilbert’s and Mercer’s Creek plantations and enslaved people on ...

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