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Selected Poetry of Philip Morin Freneau (1752-1832)


from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2004, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. The Indian Burying Ground
  2. On Retirement
  3. To Mr. Blanchard, the Celebrated Aeronaut
  4. To Sir Toby,


Notes on Life and Works

Biographical information

Given name: Philip Morin
Family name: Freneau
Birth date: 2 January 1752
Death date: 19 December 1832
Nationality: American
Family relations
          wife: Eleanor Forman (from 1789)
Education: College of New Jersey (now Princeton): 1767
Politics: Democratic
Occupations
          Editor
          Mariner
          Essayist
Cause of death: exposure (winter)