William Cliffton


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(1772–99), Pennsylvania poet, whose conservative political views in favor of England and against free-thinking France appear in The Group: or, An Elegant Representation (1796), an attack on Gallatin and defense of Jay's Treaty. His poems were collected in 1800.

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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