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Percival, James Gates

Jeffrey D. Groves.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1163 words.

Percival, James Gates (15 September 1795–02 May 1856), poet, linguist, and geologist, was born in Kensington, Connecticut, the son of James Percival, a doctor, and Elizabeth Hart. Percival...

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Scafe, John (1776–1843), poet and writer on geology

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); History of Science and Technology; Geology and the Lithosphere. 888 words.

Scafe, John (1776–1843), poet and writer on geology, was born on 19 June 1776 in London, the only son of William Scafe (1744–1808), barrister, of The Leazes, Tanfield, Durham, and his wife,...

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