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Full Name: Jupiter Hammon
Biography:
(1711-c.1806) Writer. Jupiter Hammon was the first black writer to be published in America. He was a slave of the Lloyd family of Oyster Bay, New York. His work was loaded with Biblical allusions to slavery, and is considered some of the first anti-slavery poetry written by an American slave. Jupiter Hammon's residence, Lloyd Manor, is currently a historic house museum, which gives tours from June until September.
Author's Timeline:
1711 Nassau County
Jupiter Hammon was born in Oyster Bay, New York, in 1711. 
1806 (Unknown) County
Hammon died around 1806. 
1760 (Unknown) County
An Evening of Thought: Salvation by Christ, with Penitential Cries
Poem. 
1779 (Unknown) County
An Essay on the Ten Virgins
Poem. 
1787 (Unknown) County
An Address to the Negroes of the State of New York
Poem. 
1760 (Unknown) County
Salvation Comes by Christ Alone
Poem. 
? Nassau County
Hammon was a slave of the Lloyd family of Oyster Bay, New York, and of Suffolk County, New York. 
? Suffolk County
Hammon was a slave of the Lloyd family of Oyster Bay, New York and of Suffolk County, New York.  
? (Unknown) County
An Address to Miss Phillis Wheatly [sic], Ethiopian Poetess
Poem. 
? (Unknown) County
A Poem for Children with Thoughts of Death
Poem. 
? (Unknown) County
A Dialogue Entitled the Kind Master and the Dutiful Servant
Poem. 
? (Unknown) County
A Winter Piece: Being a Serious Exhortation, with a Call to the Unconverted
Sermon essay. 
? (Unknown) County
A Short Contemplation on the Death of Jesus
Sermon essay. 
? (Unknown) County
An Evening's Improvement, Showing, the Necessity of Beholding the Lamb of God
Sermon essay. 

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