Oringe Smith Crary

Oringe Smith Crary (March 13, 1803 – March 24, 1889) was an American poet and abolitionist.wikipedia
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Scott Crary

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Scott Crary is the great-great-great-great-grandson of 19th century poet and abolitionist Oringe Smith Crary.

Poet

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Oringe Smith Crary (March 13, 1803 – March 24, 1889) was an American poet and abolitionist.

Abolitionism

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Oringe Smith Crary (March 13, 1803 – March 24, 1889) was an American poet and abolitionist.

Elegy

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Though primarily regarded for his elegies and his poetry decrying slavery through religious motifs, he composed in a variety of styles, including dramatic verse, light poetry, and historical poetry.

Verse drama and dramatic verse

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Though primarily regarded for his elegies and his poetry decrying slavery through religious motifs, he composed in a variety of styles, including dramatic verse, light poetry, and historical poetry.

Light poetry

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Though primarily regarded for his elegies and his poetry decrying slavery through religious motifs, he composed in a variety of styles, including dramatic verse, light poetry, and historical poetry.

Historical poetry

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Though primarily regarded for his elegies and his poetry decrying slavery through religious motifs, he composed in a variety of styles, including dramatic verse, light poetry, and historical poetry.

Swanton (town), Vermont

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Oringe Smith Crary was born in Swanton, Vermont, on March 13, 1803, the eighth child of Nathan Crary, a Revolutionary War veteran and Methodist minister of Scotch descent, and Lydia Deane Crary.

Pierrepont, New York

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The family would soon after become among the first settlers of Pierrepont, New York.

Underground Railroad

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Crary also had participation in the Underground Railroad, helping to usher fugitive slaves through Northern New York so that they could escape to freedom in Canada.

Preston King (politician)

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In the preface to that book, Crary is characterized as having been "known as the off-hand Pierrepont Poet over a wide section of country" and having associated with both New York State Senator Preston King and New York State Governor Silas Wright, "who spoke of his poetry in the highest terms of praise."

Silas Wright

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In the preface to that book, Crary is characterized as having been "known as the off-hand Pierrepont Poet over a wide section of country" and having associated with both New York State Senator Preston King and New York State Governor Silas Wright, "who spoke of his poetry in the highest terms of praise."

Albert P. Crary

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Oringe Smith Crary is the great-great-great-uncle of geophysicist and Arctic explorer Albert Paddock Crary.

Irving Bacheller

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Crary appears as the character Jejd Feary in Irving Bacheller's novel Eben Holden, published in the year 1900.

Eben Holden

Crary appears as the character Jejd Feary in Irving Bacheller's novel Eben Holden, published in the year 1900.