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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
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1842
Lydia Maria Child
from Letters from New York
  #14: [Homelessness, 1842]**
   #33: [Anti-abolitionist mobs, 1842]**

Caroline Kirkland
  Forest Life

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
   The Warning**

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Ambrose Bierce was born.
Gold discovered in California by Mexican rancher Francisco López.

Webster-Ashburton Treaty.

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