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Christmas poem bought for $280,000

NEW YORK, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- An unidentified New York media executive purchased an original copy of a famed Christmas poem for $280,000.

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Who really wrote 'The Night Before Xmas'

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Isn't it about time we recognize Henry Livingston, not Clement Clarke Moore, as the writer of "The Night Before Christmas" now that indisputable evidence has be

Clement Clarke Moore (July 15, 1779–July 10, 1863) is the credited author of A Visit from St. Nicholas (more commonly known today as Twas the Night Before Christmas).

Clement Clarke Moore was most famous in his own day as a professor of Oriental and Greek literature at Columbia College (now Columbia University). At General Theological Seminary he compiled a two volume Hebrew dictionary.

He was the only son of Benjamin Moore, a president of Columbia College and bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, and his wife Charity Clarke. Clement Clarke Moore was a graduate of Columbia College (1798), where he earned both his B.A. and his M.A.. He was made professor of Biblical learning in the General Theological Seminary in New York (1821), a post that he held until 1850. The ground on which the seminary now stands was his gift.

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