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  • The Poems of Philip Freneau. Ed. L. Pattee. New York: Russell & Russell, 1963.
  • The Final Poems of Philip Freneau (1827-1827). Delmar, NY: Scholars Facsimiles & Reprints, 1979.
  • Poems Written Between the Years 1768 & 1794. Delmar, NY: Scholars Facsimiles & Reprints, 1976.
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Henry Livingston Jr. was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, on Oct. 13, 1748. The Livingston family was one of the important colonial and revolutionary families of New York. The Poughkeepsie branch, descended from Gilbert, the youngest son of Robert Livingston, 1st Lord of Livingston Manor, was not as well off as the more well-known branches, descended from sons Robert and Philip.

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Francis Scott Key was born in Frederick, Maryland, on August 1, 1779, and after an education at St. John's College, Annapolis, he worked as an attorney, first in his home town, and then in Georgetown, in Washington, D.C. In 1814 the British seized Dr. William Beanes in retreat from Washington, and Key was dispatched to arrange his release.

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Moore's career was academic: born in New York, he took a B.A. from Columbia University in 1798 and from 1823 to 1850 was Professor of Oriental and Greek Literature at the General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church, whose site he in fact donated for the college.

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