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Full Name: Charles Brockden Brown
(1771-1810) Writer. Charles Brockden Brown is considered the first professional American novelist. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and lived in New York City for a few years. He belonged to the "Friendly Club," an intellectual, political group. Mr. Brown was the nephew of Ann Eliza Bleecker. Mr. Brown went on to become the leading writer of Gothic Fiction.
Author's Timeline:
1771 (Unknown) County
Charles Brockden Brown was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on January 17, 1771. 
1797 New York County
Mr. Brown moved to New York City in 1797, but returned to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1802. 
1810 (Unknown) County
Charles Brockden Brown died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on February 22, 1810. 
1798 (Unknown) County
Wieland, or the Transformation
(Pub: H. Caritat ISBN: )
1810 (Unknown) County
Charles Brockden Brown was interred at Friends Arch Street Meeting House Burial Ground in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A cenotaph in his memory was erected in Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 
1799 (Unknown) County
Ormond: Or, The Secret Witness
1799 (Unknown) County
Arthur Mervyn; Or, Memoirs Of The Year 1793
(Pub: H. Maxwell & Co. ISBN: )
1801 (Unknown) County
Jane Talbot
1799 (Unknown) County
Edgar Huntly: Or, Memoirs Of A Sleep-Walker
(Pub: H. Maxwell ISBN: )
1801 (Unknown) County
Clara Howard: In A Series Of Letters

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