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Robert Charles Sands

Born: May 11, 1799

Death: Dec 17, 1832

Birthplace: Flatbush

Nationality: United States

Robert Charles Sands

Date of Birth : May 11, 1799
Date of Death : Dec 17, 1832
Birth Place : Flatbush

Robert Charles Sands was an American writer and poet. He was the son of Auditor-General Comfort Sands. He was a scholar and a writer of many literary types, but without much originality. His best work is considered to be in his short stories. His most well-known poem is Yamoyden which is an Indian story written in collaboration with a friend. He is considered part of the "Knickerbocker group", a group which also included Washington Irving, William Cullen Bryant, James Kirke Paulding, Gulian Crommelin Verplanck, Fitz-Greene Halleck, Joseph Rodman Drake, Lydia M. Child, and Nathaniel Parker Willis.

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