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William Cullen Bryant
To a Waterfowl
On the Universality and Other Attributes of the God of Nature
Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney
Moral Pieces in Prose and Verse
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William Wells Brown
Richard Henry Dana, Jr.,
Henry Highland Garnet
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Quaker Levi Coffin establishes the Underground Railroad to Canada.
Battle of New Orleans (January 8).
Thomas Jefferson sells his personal library to the U.S., where it becomes the foundation of the Library of Congress.
John Singleton Copley died.