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date: 19 October 2019

Dwight, Theodorelocked

(03 March 1796–16 October 1866)
  • Timothy P. Twohill

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Dwight, Theodore (03 March 1796–16 October 1866), author, translator, and reformer, was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the son of Theodore Dwight, a lawyer, editor, and secretary to the Hartford Convention, and Abigail Alsop. His father was one of the Hartford Wits, a group of Connecticut poets who followed in the tradition of the Connecticut Wits, to which his uncle, Yale College president ...

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