Author:Alexander Wilson (1766-1813)

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Alexander Wilson

Scottish and American poet and ornithologist

Alexander Wilson


  • 1800. Watty and Meg: or the wife reclaimed, (external scan) together with: Habbie Sampson and his wife or, a new way of raising the wind: Donald and his dog: the West Kintra weaver turned teetotaler: the Loss o' the pack: John Tamson's cart: Takin' it out o' his mouth.
  • 1800. Rab and Ringan: a tale as delivered in the Pantheon, Edinburgh by the author of Watty and Meg; to which is added The twa cats and the cheese, a tale.
  • 1801. Oration, on the power and value of national liberty delivered to a large assembly of citizens, at Milestown, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday, March 4, 1801. Philadelphia

Works about Wilson[edit]

  • Alexander Wilson, Poet-Naturalist: A Study of His Life with Selected Poems by James Southall Wilson. (external scan)
  • Wilson the Ornithologist: A New Chapter in His Life by Allan Park Paton. 1863. (external scan)
  • Sketch of the Life of Alexander Wilson by George Ord. 1828. (external scan)
  • Biographical Sketch of the Late Alexander Wilson to a Young Friend by Thomas Crichton. 1819.
  • Stone, Witmer. 1906. "Some Unpublished Letters of Alexander Wilson and John Abbot." The Auk, Vol. 23, No. 4 (Oct., 1906), pp. 361–368.
  • The poems and literary prose of Alexander Wilson, the American ornithologist. by Alexander Balloch Grosart, 1827-1899. (1876) (external scan)

Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1929, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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