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First Issue of The Atlantic Monthly Published

On this day in 1857, the first issue of The Atlantic Monthly magazine was published in Boston. Although none of the articles was signed, most readers easily recognized the work of such New England luminaries as Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Harriet Beecher Stowe. The writers, poets, and philosophers who launched the...
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