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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1827

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Year
Literary
Historical
Cultural
1827
Hendrick Aupaumut (Mahican)
   from A Short Narration of My Last Journey to the Western Contry
Charles Brockden Brown
   The Novels of Charles Brockden Brown, 7 vols.
James Fenimore Cooper
   The Prairie
Jane Johnston Schoolcraft (Ojibwa)
   Character of Aboriginal Historical Tradition
   Invocation to My Maternal Grandfather on Hearing His Descent from Chippewa Ancestors Misrepresented
Lines Written Under Severe Pain and Sickness
   Moowis, the Indian Coquette: A Chippewa Legend
   Origin of the Miscodeed or the Maid of Taquimenon
   Otagamiad
   Resignation
   Say Dearest Friend, When Light Your Bark
   "Sonnet"
   The Origin of the RobinAn Oral Allegory
   To My Ever Beloved and Lamented Son William Henry
   To Sisters on a Walk in the Garden, After a Shower
   Mishosha, or the Magician and His Daughters**
   Mishosha, or the Magician and His Daughters: A Chippewa Tale or Legend"
   The Forsaken Brother**
Catharine Maria Sedgwick
   from Hope Leslie
Lydia Howard Huntley Sigourney
   Death of an Infant**
   Poems
   The Suttee**

Related Literary Events
John Rollin Ridge (Cherokee) was born.
Chief Red Jacket of the Seneca nation is removed from power after speaking out against the religion and customs of white colonists.

Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, first passenger railroad in the U.S., is incorporated.

The United States and Britain renew their agreement on joint occupation of Oregon for an indefinite period.
The Freedom's Journal published in NY; first black American newspaper.

text file  John James Audubon publishes Birds of North America.

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