An Evening's Improvement (Hartford, 1783)

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Title

An Evening's Improvement (Hartford, 1783)

Subject

Christianity, Religious Faith, The American Revolution, The Master/Slave Relationship

Description

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 addition to being religious meditations, also shed light on Hammon's feelings about the American Revolution.

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Date Added
August 8, 2013
Collection
Jupiter Hammon Collection
Item Type
Document
Citation
“An Evening's Improvement (Hartford, 1783),” Early Transatlantic Writing Project, accessed December 18, 2017, http://transatlanticwriting.com/items/show/6.
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