ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Solomon Southwick

(1773-1839)


Solomon Southwick, born in Newport, Rhode Island where his father of the same name (1731-1797) edited the Newport Mercury. He worked in the book trade before emigrating to Albany, New York, in 1792, where he rose from the printing office to become editor of the Albany Register, an anti-Federalist newspaper (1808). He was involved in editing several Christian and agrarian journals, held several political offices, and ran for governor of the state of New York in 1822 and 1828.


TEXT RECORDS:

1823The Pleasures of Poverty.

PUBLICATIONS:

Address delivered at the opening of the New Theatre in the city of Albany by Mr. Southey, January 18, 1813. 1813
S. Southwick's address to the Republican electors of the Middle District. 1819.
Two letters. 1819.
Address, delivered by appointment, in the Episcopal Church, at the opening of the Apprentices' Library, in the city of Albany. 1821.
The pleasures of poverty. 1823.
A solemn warning against free-masonry. 1827.
An oration: delivered, by appointment, on the fourth day of July, A.D. 1828, in presence of the convention of seceding free masons. 1828.
Speech of Solomon Southwick, at the opening of the New-York Anti-masonic State Convention. 1829.
A view of the origin, powerful influence and pernicious effects of intemperance. 1832.
A calm appeal, to the citizens of the state of New York, on the expulsion of the Rev. James R. Wilson, from the House of assembly, as one of their chaplains. 1832.
Sherlock's letter extra to Thomas Herttell, member of the House of Assembly, for the City of New-York. 1834.
A layman's apology, for the appointment of clerical chaplains by the legislature of the state of New York. 1834.
Views of Elmira. 1836.
Five lessons for young men. 1837.
An oration delivered ... before the Albany County Temperance Society, at the Reformed Dutch Church in Bethlehem, July 4th, 1838. 1838.
An oration ... in commemoration of American independence: July fourth, 1839. 1839.