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The Heath Anthology of American Literature: Volume A: Beginnings to 1800 / Edition 6

The Heath Anthology of American Literature: Volume A: Beginnings to 1800 / Edition 6

by Paul Lauter, Richard Yarborough, John Alberti, Mary Pat Brady, Jackson Bryer

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ISBN-10: 0618897992

ISBN-13: 9780618897995

Pub. Date: 08/01/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Unrivaled diversity and teachability have made The Heath Anthology a best-selling text. In presenting a more inclusive canon of American literature, The Heath Anthology changed the way American literature is taught. The Sixth Edition continues to balance the traditional, leading names in American literature with lesser-known writers and have built upon the


Unrivaled diversity and teachability have made The Heath Anthology a best-selling text. In presenting a more inclusive canon of American literature, The Heath Anthology changed the way American literature is taught. The Sixth Edition continues to balance the traditional, leading names in American literature with lesser-known writers and have built upon the anthology's other strengths: its apparatus and its ancillaries.

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BEGINNINGS TO 1700 Native American Culture and Traditions The Europeans Arrive New World Cultures New World Literatures Indigenous Literary Traditions Native American Oral Literatures Creation / Emergence Accounts Talk Concerning the First Beginning (Zuni) Changing Woman and the Hero Twins after the Emergence of the People (Dine-Navajo) Origin of the Sun Shower (Huron-Wendat) Wohpe and the Gift of the Pipe (Lakota) The Origin of Stories (Seneca) Iroquois or Confederacy of the Five Nations (Haudenosaunee-Iroquois) Iktomi and the Dancing Ducks (Christine Dunham, Oglala Sioux) Man's Dependence on Animals (Anishinaabe-Ojibway) The Origin of Disease and Medicine (Cherokee) Raven and Marriage (Tlingit) Creation of the Whites (Yuchi) The Arrival of Whites (Lenape-Delaware) Ritual Poetry, Song, and Ceremony Sayatasha's Night Chant (Zuni) The Singer's Art (Aztec) Two Songs (Aztec) Like Flowers Continually Perishing (Ayocuan) (Aztec) Moved (Uvavnuk, Iglulik Eskimo-Inuit) Improvised Greeting (Takomaq, Iglulik Eskimo-Inuit) Song (Copper Eskimo-Inuit) Widow's Song (Quernertoq, Copper Eskimo-Inuit) My Breath (Netsilik Eskimo-Inuit) Deer Hunting Song (Virsak Vai-I, O'odham) Song of Repulse to a Vain Lover (To'ak, Makah) A Dream Song (Annie Long Tom, Clayoquot) Song of the Drum (Lewis Mitchell, Passamaquoddy) Song of War (Blackfeet) Song of War (Anishinaabe-Ojibway) War Song (Young Doctor, Makah) Song of War (Two Shields, Lakota) Song of War (Victoria, Tohono O'odham) Thanksgiving Address (Haudenosaunee-Iroquois) Formula to Attract a Woman (Cherokee) Formula for Going to the Water (Cherokee) Cluster: America in the World / The World in America Thomas More, from Utopia Michel de Montaigne, from Of Cannibals Theodor Galle, after a drawing by Jan van der Straet [Stradanus], America, c. 1575 John Donne, Elegie XIX: To his Mistris Going to Bed Francis Bacon, from New Atlantis New Spain Christopher Columbus (1451-1506) from Journal of the First Voyage to America, 1492-1493 from Narrative of the Third Voyage, 1498-1500 Cluster: Aesthetics--Aesthetics and Criticism Frederick Jackson Turner (1861-1932), from The Significance of the Frontier in American History Andrew Wiget, from Reading Against the Grain: Origin Stories and American Literary History (1991) Annette Kolodny, from Letting Go Our Grand Obsessions: Notes Toward a New Literary History of the American Frontiers Mary Louise Pratt, from Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation Paul Gilroy, from The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness Paula M. L. Moya and Ramon Saldivar, from Fictions of the Trans-American Imaginary Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca (1490?-1556?) from Relation of Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca Prologue from Chapter VII, The Character of the Country from Chapter VIII, We Go from Aute from Chapter X, The Assault from the Indians from Chapter XI, Of What Befel Lope de Oviedo with the Indians from Chapter XXI, Our Cure of Some of the Afflicted from Chapter XXIV, Customs of the Indians of That Country from Chapter XXVII, We Moved Away and Were Well Received from Chapter XXXII, The Indians Give Us the Hearts of Deer from Chapter XXXIII, We See Traces of Christians from Chapter XXXIV, Of Sending for the Christians. Fray Marcos de Niza (1495?-1542) from A Relation of the Reverend Father Fray Marcos de Niza, Touching His Discovery of the Kingdom of Ceuola or Cibola... Pedro de Casteneda (1510?-1570?) from The Narrative of the Expedition of Coronado: Chapter XXI: Of how the army returned to Tiguex and the general reached Quivira Gaspar Perez de Villagrá (1555-1620) from The History of New Mexico from Canto I: Which sets forth the outline of the history; Canto XIV: How the River of the North was discovered and the trials that were borne in discovering it...; Canto XXX: How the new General... went to take leave of Luzcoija, and the battle he had with the Spaniards The Apparition of the Virgin of Guadalupe in 1531 from The History of the Miraculous Apparition of the Virgin of Guadalupe in 1531, 1649 Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz (1648-1695) 48: In Reply to a Gentleman from Peru, Who Sent Her Clay Vessels While Suggesting She Would Better Be a Man 94: Which Reveals the Honorable Ancestry of a High-Born Drunkard 317: Villancico VI, from "Santa Catarina," 1691 Don Antonio de Otermin (fl. 1680) Letter on the Pueblo Revolt of 1680 The Coming of the Spanish and the Pueblo Revolt (Hopi) The Coming of the Spanish and the Pueblo Revolt (Hopi) Don Diego de Vargas (?-1704) from Letter on The Reconquest of New Mexico, 1692 New France Rene Goulaine de Laudonnière (fl. 1562-1582) from A Notable Historie Containing Foure Voyages Made by Certaine French Captaines unto Florida Samuel de Champlain (1570?-1635) from The Voyages of Samuel de Champlain, 1604-1618: from The Voyages to the Great River St. Lawrence, 1608-1612; from The Voyages of 1615 The Jesuit Relations from The Relation of 1647, by Father Jerome Lalemant Chesapeake Thomas Harriot (1560-1621) from A Briefe and True Report of the New Found Land of Virginia Edward Maria Wingfield (1560?-1613?) from A Discourse of Virginia John Smith (1580-1631) from The Generall Historie of Virginia, New-England, and the Summer Isles from Book III, Chapter 2: [Smith as captive at the court of Powhatan in 1608]; from Book III, Chapter 8: [Smith's journey to Pamaunkee] from A Description of New England from Advertisements for the Unexperienced Planters of New-England, or Anywhere, Or the Path-way to Experience to Erect a Plantation [Review of the colonies planted in New England and Virginia]. Richard Frethorne (fl. 1623) from Richard Frethorne, to His Parents (Virginia, 1623) Nathaniel Bacon (1647-1676) Nathaniel Bacon Esq'r his Manifesto concerning the Present Troubles in Virginia James Revel (1640s?-?) The Poor, Unhappy Transported Felon New Netherland Adriaen van der Donck (1620?-1655) from A Description of the New Netherlands from Part I, The Land from When, and by Whom, New Netherlands Was First Discovered from Why this Country Is Called New Netherlands from Of the Limits of the New Netherlands, and How Far the Same Extend from Part II, Of the Manners and Peculiar Customs of the Natives of the New Netherlands from First--Of Their Bodily Form and Appearance, and Why We Named Them Wild Men from Of the Food and Subsistence of the Indians from Of their Religion, and Whether They Can Be Brought Over to the Christian Faith New England Thomas Morton (1579?-1647?) from New English Canaan: from Book I: Containing the originall of the Natives, their manners & Customes, with their tractable nature and love towards the English from Chapter IV: Of their Houses and Habitations from Chapter VI: Of the Indians apparrell; Chapter VIII: Of their Reverence, and respect to age; Chapter XVI: Of their acknowledgment of the Creation, and immortality of the Soule from Chapter XX: That the Salvages live a contended life from Book III: Containing a description of the People that are planted there, what remarkable Accidents have happened there..., what Tenents they hould, together with the practise of their Church from Chapter I: Of a great League made with the Plimmouth Planters after their arrivall, by the Sachem of those Territories from Chapter V: Of a Massacre made upon the Salvages at Wessaguscus from Chapter VII: Of Thomas Mortons entertainement at Plimmouth, and castinge away upon an Island from Chapter XIV: Of the Revells of New Canaan Chapter XV: Of a great Monster supposed to be at Ma-re-Mount; and the preparation made to destroy it Chapter XVI: How the 9. worthies put mine Host of Ma-re-Mount into the inchaunted Castle at Plimmouth, and terrified him with the Monster Briareus. John Winthrop (1588-1649) from A Modell of Christian Charity from The Journal of John Winthrop William Bradford (1590-1657) from Of Plymouth Plantation from Book I from Chapter I: The Separatist Interpretation of the Reformation in England 1550-1607 from Chapter IX: Of their Voyage, and how they Passed the Sea; and of their Safe Arrival at Cape Cod from Book II: Chapter XI: The Remainder of Anno 1620 [The Mayflower Compact, The Starving Time, Indian Relations] from Chapter XIV: Anno Domini 1623 [End of the "Common Course and Condition"] from Chapter XIX: Anno Domini 1628 [Thomas Morton of Merrymount] from Chapter XXIII: Anno Domini 1632 [Prosperity Brings Dispersal of Population] from Chapter XXVIII: Anno Domini 1637 [The Pequot War] from Chapter XXIX: Anno Domini 1638 [Great and Fearful Earthquake] from Chapter XXXII: Anno Domini 1642 [Wickedness Breaks Forth: A Horrible Case of Beastiality] from Chapter XXXIII: Anno Domini 1643 [The Life and Death of Elder Brewster] from Chapter XXXIV: Anno Domini 1644. [Proposal to Remove to Nauset] Roger Williams (1603?-1683) from A Key into the Language of America [Preface]: To my Deare and Welbeloved Friends and Countreymen, in old and new England; Chapter XI: Of Travell from Chapter XXI: Of Religion, the soule, &c. Chapter XXII: Of their Government and Justice To the Town of Providence Testimony of Roger Williams relative to his first coming into the Narragansett country. Thomas Shepard (1605-1649) Autobiography Anne Bradstreet (1612?-1672) The Prologue [To Her Book] In Honour of... Queen Elizabeth The Author to Her Book To Her Father With Some Verses The Flesh and the Spirit Before the Birth of One of Her Children To My Dear and Loving Husband A Letter to Her Husband, Absent upon Public Employment In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Elizabeth Bradstreet, Who Deceased August, 1665, Being a Year and Half Old On My Dear Grandchild Simon Bradstreet, Who Died on 16 November, 1669, being but a Month, and One Day Old Upon the Burning of Our House July 10th, 1666 To My Dear Children Michael Wigglesworth (1631-1705) from The Diary of Michel Wigglesworth A Song of Emptiness The Bay Psalm Book (1640) from The Bay Psalm Book from "The Preface" by John Cotton Psalm 1 Psalm 6 Psalm 8 Psalm 19 Psalm 23 Psalm 137 The New England Primer (1683?) from The New England Primer: Alphabet; The Dutiful Child's Promises; Verses; The Death of John Rogers Mary White Rowlandson [Talcott] (1637?-1711) from A Narrative of the Captivity and Restauration of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson Edward Taylor (1642?-1729) from God's Determinations: The Preface; The Souls Groan to Christ for Succour; Christs Reply; The Joy of Church Fellowship rightly attended. from Occasional Poems: 4. Huswifery; 6. Upon Wedlock, & Death of Children. from Preparatory Meditations, First Series: Prologue; 6. Another Meditation at the same time; 8. Meditation. Joh. 6.51. I am the Living Bread. from Preparatory Meditations, Second Series: 1. Meditation. Col. 2.17. Which are Shaddows of things to come and the body is Christ; 26. Meditation. Heb. 9.13.14. How much more shall the blood of Christ, etc.; 50. Meditation. Joh. 1.14 Full of Truth; 115. Meditation. Cant. 5:10. My Beloved. from A Valediction to all the World preparatory for Death 3d of the 11m 1720 Version 1; Cant. 3. Valediction, to the Terraqueous Globe; A Fig for thee Oh! Death Version 2. Samuel Sewall (1652-1730) from The Diary of Samuel Sewall The Selling of Joseph, A Memorial My Verses upon the New Century [Jan. 1, 1701] Cotton Mather (1663-1728) from The Wonders of the Invisible World: V. The Trial of Martha Carrier at The Court of Oyer and Terminer, Held by Adjournment at Salem, August 2, 1692. from Magnalia Christi Americana; or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England: from A General Introduction; Galeacius Secundus: The Life of William Bradford, Esq., Governor of Plymouth Colony from Ducennium Luctuosum: An History of Remarkable Occurrences in the Long [Indian] War: Article XX: A Notable Exploit. from The Negro Christianized from Bonifacius... With Humble Proposals... to Do Good in the World John Williams (1664-1729) from The Redeemed Captive Returning to Zion A Sheaf of Seventeenth-Century Anglo-American Poetry Thomas Tillam (?-c. 1676), Uppon the first sight of New-England June 29, 1638 John Wilson (c. 1588-1667), Anagram made by mr John Willson of Boston upon the Death of Mrs.Abigaill Tompson, And sent to her husband in virginia, while he was sent to preach the gospell yr John Josselyn (c. 1610-post 1692), Verses made sometime since upon the Picture of a young and handsome Gypsie, not improperly transferred upon the Indian Squal; The Poem; [And the bitter storm augments]. John Saffin (1626-1710), [Sweetly (my Dearest) I left thee asleep]; The Negroes Character George Alsop (1636?-1673?), Trafique is Earth's Great Atlas Sarah Whipple Goodhue (1641-1681), Lines to Her Family Benjamin Tompson (1642-1714), Chelmsford's Fate; A Supplement Richard Steere (1643?-1721), On a Sea-Storm nigh the Coast Anna Tompson Hayden (1648-1720), Upon the Death of Elizabeth Tompson Elizabeth Sowle Bradford (1663?-1731), To the Reader, in Vindication of this Book Roger Wolcott (1679-1767), from A Brief Account of the Agency of the Honorable John Winthrop, Esq; In the Court of King Charles the Second, Anno Dom. 1662 When he Obtained for the Colony of Connecticut His Majesty's Gracious Charter Mary French (1687?-?), from A Poem Written by a Captive Damsel EIGHTEENTH CENTURY The Enlightenment and the Great Awakening Daily Life and the Woman's Sphere Literacy and Education Revolution and Confederation A Nation of Disparate Peoples From the Plow, to the Sword, to the Book Settlement and Religion Sarah Kemble Knight (1666-1727) The Journal of Madam Knight Louis Armand de Lom d'Arce, Baron de Lahontan (1666-1715) from New Voyages to North-America... from 1683 to 1694 in Two Volumes from Volume I: A Discourse of the Interest of the French, and of the English, in North-America; from Volume II: New Voyages to America, Giving an Account of the Customs, Commerce, Religion and Strange Opinions of the Savages of that Country from A Short View of the Humors and Customs of the Savages from An Account of the Amours and Marriages of the Savages. William Byrd II (1674-1744) from The History of the Dividing Line betwixt Virginia and North Carolina and The Secret History of the Line Letter to Mrs. Jane Pratt Taylor (October 10, 1735) Cluster: Religion and Spirituality--On Nature and Nature's God John Locke (1632-1704), from Essay Concerning Human Understanding; Chapter 1, Of Ideas in general, and their Original Alexander Pope (1688-1744), from Essay on Man, Epistle; I [Say first, of God above or Man below]; VII [Far as creation's ample range extends]; X [Cease, then, nor Order imperfection name]. Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758), from Treatise on Religious Affections James Otis (1725-1783), from The Discourse of Nature and Government Ann Eliza Bleecker (1752-1783?), On the Immensity of Creation Philip Freneau (1752-1832), On the Universality and Other Attributes of the God of Nature Thomas Paine (1737-1809), from The Age of Reason: Chapter I: The Author's Profession of Faith Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) from Images of Divine Things On Sarah Pierrepont from A Faithful Narrative of the Surprising Work of God Personal Narrative Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God Elizabeth Ashbridge (1713-1755) from Some Account of the Fore Part of the Life of Elizabeth Ashbridge,. . .Written by her own Hand many years ago John Woolman (1720-1772) from The Journal of John Woolman from Some Considerations on the Keeping of Negroes Francisco Palou (1723-1789) Life of Junipero Serra from Chapter XXII: The Expeditions Arrive at the Port of Monterey The Mission and Presidio of San Carlos Are Founded from Chapter LVIII: The Exemplary Death of the Venerable Father Junipero. A Sheaf of Eighteenth-Century Anglo-American Poetry Ebenezer Cook (1667-1733), The Sot-weed Factor; or, a Voyage to Maryland, &c. Susanna Wright (1697-1784), To Eliza Norris--at Fairhill; Anna Boylens Letter to King Henry the 8th; On the Benefit of Labour; My Own Birthday--August 4th 1761 Richard Lewis (1700?-1734), A Journey from Patapsko to Annapolis, April 4, 1730 William Dawson (1704-1752), The Wager. A Tale Jane Colman Turell (1708-1735), Psalm CXXXVII. Paraphras'd August 5th, 1725; [Lines on Childbirth]; On Reading the Warning by Mrs. Singer; To My Muse Lucy Terry (1730-1821), Bars Fight Thomas Godfrey (1736-1763), from The Prince of Parthia, A Tragedy Annis Boudinot Stockton (1736-1801), To Laura; Epistle, To Lucius; A Poetical Epistle, Addressed by a Lady of New Jersey, to Her Niece, upon Her Marriage; The Vision, an Ode to Washington Elizabeth Graeme Fergusson (1737-1801), Upon the Discovery of the Planet By Mr. Herschel of Bath...; On a Beautiful Damask Rose, Emblematical of Love and Wedlock; On the Mind's Being Engrossed by One Subject Nathaniel Evans (1742-1767), Hymn to May; Ode to the Memory of Mr. Thomas Godfrey; To Benjamin Franklin, Occasioned by Hearing Him Play on the Harmonica Anna Young Smith (1756-1780), On Reading Swift's Works; An Elegy to the Memory of the American Volunteers,... April 19, 1775 Sarah Wentworth Morton (1759-1846), from Ouabi, or the Virtues of Nature: An Indian Tale in Four Cantos By Philenia, a Lady of Boston [Canto I]; Stanzas to a Husband Recently United; The African Chief Margaretta Bleecker Faugeres (1771-1801), The following Lines were occasioned by Mr. Robertson's refusing to paint for one Lady, and immediately after taking another lady's likeness, 1793; To Aribert. October, 1790 Poems Published Anonymously, The Lady's Complaint; Verses Written by a Young Lady, on Women Born to Be Controll'd; The Maid's Soliloquy Native American Political Texts and Oratory Handsome Lake (Seneca) (1735-1815) How America Was Discovered Katteuha (Cherokee) Letter from Cherokee Indian Women, to Benjamin Franklin, Governor of the State of Pennsylvania Hendrick Aupaumut (Mahican) (1757-1830) from A Short Narration of My Last Journey to the Western Contry Voices of Revolution and Nationalism Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) The Way to Wealth A Witch Trial at Mount Holly The Speech of Polly Baker An Edict by the King of Prussia The Ephemera, an Emblem of Human Life Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America On the Slave-Trade Speech in the Convention from The Autobiography: Part One [Twyford, at the Bishop of St. Asaph's, 1771]; Part Two: Continuation of the Account of My Life Begun at Passy, 1784; Part Three [Philadelphia, 1788]. Mercy Otis Warren (1728-1814) To Fidelio, Long Absent on the great public Cause, which agitated all America, in 1776 The Group from The Ladies of Castille from An Address to the Inhabitants of the United States of America J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur (1735-1813) from Letters from an American Farmer from Letter I: Introduction from Letter II: On the Situation, Feelings, and Pleasures of an American Farmer from Letter III: What Is an American? from Letter V: Customary Education and Employment of the Inhabitants of Nantucket from Letter IX: Description of Charles Town; Thoughts on Slavery; on Physical Evil; A Melancholy Scene from Letter XII: Distresses of a Frontier Man. Thomas Paine (1737-1809) from Common Sense: Thoughts on the Present State of American Affairs. from The American Crisis: Number 1 from The Age of Reason: from Chapter II: Of Missions and Revelations from Chapter III: Concerning the Character of Jesus Christ, and His History from Chapter VI: Of the True Theology. John Adams (1735-1826) and Abigail Adams (1744-1818) from Autobiography of John Adams Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, March 31, 1776 Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, April 14, 1776 from Letter from John Adams to Mercy Otis Warren, April 16, 1776 from Letters from John Adams to Abigail Adams, July 3, 1776 Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, June 30, 1778 Abigail Adams's Diary of Her Return Voyage to America, March 30-May 1, 1788 from Letter from John Adams to Thomas Jefferson, September 2, 1813 from Letter from Thomas Jefferson to John Adams, October 28, 1813 from Letter from John Adams to Thomas Jefferson, November 15, 1813 Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) from Notes on the State of Virginia from Query VI: Productions, Mineral, Vegetable, and Animal, Buffon and the Theory of Degeneracy from Query XI: Aborigines, Original Condition and Origin from Query XIV: Laws; from Query XVII: Religion from Query XVIII: Manners... Effect of Slavery. from Letter to James Madison, Oct. 28, 1785 from Letter to James Madison, Dec. 20, 1787 Letter to Benjamin Banneker, Aug. 30, 1791 Letter to the Marquis de Condorcet, Aug. 30, 1791 Letter to Edward Coles, Aug. 25, 1814 Letter to Peter Carr [Young Man's Education] Letter to Benjamin Hawkins [Civilization of the Indians] Letter to Nathaniel Burwell [A Young Woman's Education] from Indian Addresses: To Brother Handsome Lake Federalist and Anti-Federalist Contentions The Federalist No. 6 (Alexander Hamilton) The Federalist No. 10 (James Madison) An Anti-Federalist Paper, To the Massachusetts Convention Toussaint L'Ouverture (1744?-1803) Proclamations and Letters Cluster: E Pluribus Unum--On the Discourse of Liberty John Locke (1632-1704), from Concerning Civil Government, Second Essay:; Chapter II; Chapter VII. Andrew Hamilton (1676-1741), Closing Argument in the Libel Trial of John Peter Zenger Hannah Griffitts (1727-1817), The Female Patriots. Addres'd to the Daughters of Liberty in America, 1768 Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784), Letter to Samson Occom Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), from Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson Prince Hall (1735?-1807), To the Honorable Council & House of Representatives for the State of Massachusetts-Bay... The Petition of a great number of Negoes who are detained in a state of Slavery in the Bowels of a free & Christian Country Humbly Shewing Anonymous (fl. 1795), Rights of Woman Fisher Ames (1758-1808), On the Dangers of Democracy Patriot and Loyalist Songs and Ballads "Patriot" Voices The Liberty Song Alphabet The King's own Regulars, And their Triumphs over the Irregulars The Irishman's Epistle to the Officers and Troops at Boston The Yankee's Return from Camp Nathan Hale Sir Harry's Invitation Volunteer Boys "Loyalist" Voices When Good Queen Elizabeth Governed the Realm Song, for a Fishing Party near Burlington, on the Delaware, in 1776 Burrowing Yankees; A Birthday Song, for the King's Birthday, June 4, 1777 A Song An Appeal Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition from Patrick Gass, May 14, 1804 from William Clark, July 4, 1804 from Joseph Whitehouse, July 4, 1804 from Lewis and Clark, July 12, 1804 from John Ordway, July 15, 1804 from William Clark, July 22, 1804 from William Clark, August 24, 1804 from John Ordway, [month?] 30, 1804 from William Clark, October 10, 1804 from John Ordway, October 15, 1804 from William Clark, November 22, 1804 from William Clark, January 1, 1805 from William Clark, January 5, 1805 from William Clark, January 16, 1805 from Meriwether Lewis, February 11, 1805 from Meriwether Lewis, April 7, 1805 from Meriwether Lewis, May 14, 1805 from Meriwether Lewis, May 26, 1805 from Meriwether Lewis, May 31, 1805 from Meriwether Lewis, June 13, 1805 from Meriwether Lewis, July 27, 1805 from Meriwether Lewis, July 28, 1805 from Meriwether Lewis, August 11, 1805 from Meriwether Lewis, August 12, 1805 from Meriwether Lewis, August 16, 1805 from Meriwether Lewis, August 17, 1805 from John Ordway, September 5, 1805 from William Clark, September 15, 1805 from Patrick Gass, September 19, 1805 from Meriwether Lewis, September 22, 1805 from William Clark, November 7, 1805 from Patrick Gass, November 16, 1805 from Meriwether Lewis, January 6, 1806 from Patrick Gass, March 21, 1806 from Meriwether Lewis, March 17, 1806 from Meriwether Lewis, April 6, 1806 from Meriwether Lewis, April 21, 1806 from Meriwether Lewis, May 5, 1806 from Meriwether Lewis, May 17, 1806 from Meriwether Lewis, June 27, 1806 from William Clark, Speech for Yellowstone Indians, undated from Meriwether Lewis, July 27, 1806 from William Clark, September 17, 1806 from William Clark, September 19, 1806 from John Ordway, September 23, 1806 Contested Visions, American Voices Jupiter Hammon (1711-1806?) An Evening Thought: Salvation by Christ, with Penitential Cries An Address to Miss Phillis Wheatly, Ethiopian Poetess, in Boston, who came from Africa at eight years of age, and soon became acquainted with the gospel of Jesus Christ James Grainger (1721?-1766) The Sugar-Cane. A Poem. In Four Books: from Book IV: The Genius of Africa Samson Occom (Mohegan) (1723-1792) A Short Narrative of My Life A Sermon Preached by Samson Occom Briton Hammon (fl. 1760) Narrative of the Uncommon Sufferings and Surprising Deliverance of Briton Hammon Prince Hall (1735?-1807) A Charge, Delivered to the African Lodge, June 24, 1797, at Menotomy Olaudah Equiano (1745-1797) The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African. Written by Himself: from Chapter 1; Chapter 2; from Chapter 3; from Chapter 7; from Chapter 10. Judith Sargent Murray (1751-1820) Desultory Thoughts upon the Utility of encouraging a degree of Self-Complacency, especially in Female Bosoms On the Domestic Education of Children On the Equality of the Sexes Occasional Epilogue to The Contrast, a Comedy, Written by Royal Tyler, Esq. Ann Eliza Bleecker (1752-1783) Written in the Retreat from Burgoyne from The History of Maria Kittle Philip Freneau (1752-1832) The Power of Fancy A Political Litany To Sir Toby The Wild Honey Suckle from The Country Printer On Observing a Large Red-streak Apple The Indian Burying Ground On the Causes of Political Degeneracy Timothy Dwight (1752-1817) from Greenfield Hill: Part II: The Flourishing Village; from Part IV: The Destruction of the Pequods. Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784) To Maecenas Letter to the Right Hon'ble The Earl of Dartmouth per favour of Mr. Wooldridge To the Right Honourable William, Earl of Dartmouth, His Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for North-America, &c Letter to the Rt. Hon'ble the Countess of Huntingdon On the Death of the Rev. Mr. George Whitefield 1770 On the Death of Dr. Samuel Marshall 1771 On Being Brought from Africa to America A Farewell to America To the University of Cambridge, in New England Philis's Reply to the Answer in our Last by the Gentleman in the Navy To His Excellency General Washington Liberty and Peace, A Poem by Phillis Peters Lemuel Haynes (1753-1833) Liberty Further Extended: Or Free Thoughts on the Illegality of Slave-keeping Universal Salvation Joel Barlow (1754-1812) The Prospect of Peace The Hasty Pudding, A Poem, in Three Cantos Advice to a Raven in Russia Royall Tyler (1757-1826) The Contrast, A Comedy in Five Acts Hannah Webster Foster (1758-1840) from The Coquette; or, the History of Eliza Wharton Letter I: To Miss Lucy Freeman Letter II: To the Same Letter III: To the Same Letter IV: To Mr. Selby Letter V: To Miss Lucy Freeman Letter VI: To the Same Letter VIII: To Mr. Charles Deighton Letter XI: To Mr. Charles Deighton Letter XII: To Miss Lucy Freeman Letter XIII: To Miss Eliza Wharton Letter XVIII: To Mr. Charles Deighton Letter LXV: To Mr. Charles Deighton Letter LXVIII: To Mrs. M. Wharton Letter LXXI: To Mrs. Lucy Sumner Letter LXXII: To Mr. Charles Deighton Letter LXXIII: To Miss Julia Granby Letter LXXIV: To Mrs. M. Wharton Susanna Haswell Rowson (1762-1824) from Charlotte Temple from Preface from Chapter I: A Boarding School Chapter VI: An Intriguing Teacher from Chapter VII: Natural Sense of Propriety Inherent in the Female Bosom Chapter IX: We Know Not What A Day May Bring Forth from Chapter XI: Conflict of Love & Duty Chapter XII: [How thou art fall'n!] from Chapter XIV: Maternal Sorrow. Charles Brockden Brown (1771-1810) Somnambulism, A fragment

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