Author:Samuel Woodworth

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Samuel Woodworth

American author, literary journalist, playwright, librettist, and poet.

Samuel Woodworth



  • Beasts at Law (1811), co-authored with William Sampson
  • The Old Oaken Bucket (1817)
  • The Hunters of Kentucky
  • The Heroes of the lake: a poem, in two books
  • An excursion of the dog-cart: a poem
  • Bubble & squeak, or, A dish of all sorts: being a collection of American poems
  • New-Haven : a poem, satirical and sentimental, with critical, humorous, descriptive, historical, biographical, and explanatory notes
  • The poetical works of Samuel Woodworth
  • Quarter-day, or, The horrors of the first of May: a poem
  • Erie and Champlain, or, Champlain and Plattsburg: an ode


  • La Fayette, or, The Castle of Olmutz
  • King’s Bridge Cottage: a revolutionary tale founded on an incident which occurred a few days previous to the evacuation of N. York by the British : a drama in two acts
  • The widow’s son, or, Which is the traitor: a melo-drama in three acts
  • Bunker-Hill, or, The death of General Warren: an historic tragedy, in five acts


  • The deed of gift: a comic opera in three acts
  • The forest rose, or, American farmers: a drama in two acts


  • The Champions of Freedom; or, The Mysterious Chief. A Romance of the Nineteenth Century, Founded on the War between the United States and Great Britain.



Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1928, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.