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This essay, "A Winter Piece," is followed by the poem titled, "A Poem for Children With Thoughts on Death," and was written by American poet and slave, Jupiter Hammon. Published together in 1782, this poem and essay constitute the third publication…

This is a digital image of a rare, signed copy of Jupiter Hammon's Essay, "A Winter Piece," which also includes an accompanying poem, "A Poem For Children With thoughts on Death." What makes this document unique is the signature at the top of the…

This document is the work of American poet and slave, Jupiter Hammon. His fourth published work, it contains the essay, "An Evening's Improvement," with the accompanying poem, "The Kind Master and the Dutiful Servant." Both essay and poem, in…

This is an image of a published poem by Jupiter Hammon dedicated to Phillis Wheatley.

This poem by the slave-poet, Jupiter Hammon, was discovered in the archives of Yale University libraries in 2011-2012. It has recently been authenticated.