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1809, Aug 291894, Oct 7
an American physician, poet, professor, lecturer, and author based in Boston. A member of the Fireside Poets, his peers acclaimed him as one of the best writers of the day. His most famous prose works are the "Breakfast-Table" series, which began with The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table (1858). He was also an important medical reformer.
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09/16/1830-Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. writes Old Ironsides
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