1776 in poetry

List of years in poetry(table)
In literature
1773
1774
1775
1776
1777
1778
1779

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Events

  • March — American poet Phillis Wheatley, visits with General George Washington for half an hour in Cambridge, Massachusetts, after sending him the previous October a poem written in his honor. A former slave, she was a strong supporter of independence during the American Revolution. The poem was published March 26 in the Virginia Gazette[1]
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