Alsop, Richard

Born: Jan 23, 1761 AD
Died: 1815 AD, at 54 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Satirists


1761 - Richard Alsop was born in Middletown, Connecticut on the 23rd of January.

 

1791 - He wrote "The Echo" which is a Federalist verse satire.

 

1799 - He wrote a popular verse satire that gains a great deal of attention for its Federalist attack on Thomas Jefferson entitled The Political Greenhouse.

 

1800 - He wrote "A Poem, Sacred to the Memory of George Washington", dedicated to Martha Washington.

 

1815 - He died in Flatbush, Long Island on the 20th of August.

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