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Richard Alsop (1761–1815)

Alsop, Richard (âl’sop). An American poet and scholar; born at Middletown, CT, Jan. 23, 1761; died at Flatbush, Long Island, Aug. 20, 1815. In conjunction with Theodore Dwight he edited from 1791 to 1795 the Echo, a satirical journal. Among his works are: ‘The Charms of Fancy’; ‘A Monody on the Death of Washington’ (1800); and the translations entitled ‘The Enchanted Lake of the Fairy Morgana’ (1808), and Molina’s ‘Geographical, Natural, and Civil History of Chili.’