Selected Poetry of John Pierpont (1785-1866)
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
- Prayer of the Abolitionist
- Unchain the Laborer
- A Word From a Petitioner
Notes on Life and Works
- Pierpont, John. Airs of Palestine, a Poem. Baltimore: Printed for the author, 1816; Boston: Wells and Lilly, 1817.
- Pierpont, John. Airs of Palestine and Other Poems. Boston: James Munroe, 1840.
- Pierpont, John. The Anti-Slavery Poems of John Pierpont. Boston: Oliver Johnson, 1843; Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Literature House, 1970.
Given name: John
Family name: Pierpont
Birth date: 6 April 1785
Death date: 27 August 1866
wife: Harriet Louise (Campbell) Fowler (from 8 December 1857)
wife: Mary Sheldon Lord (from 23 September 1810)
Yale University to 1804
Litchfield Law School
Harvard Divinity School to October 1818
Tutor: 1805 to 1809
Buried at: Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass.
First RPO edition: 2004