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Drake, Joseph Rodman, physician, author, poet, was born Aug. 7, 1795. in New York City. He was co-author with Halleck of The Croaker Papers in the Evening Post. His poetical fame rests on The Culprit Fay; and The American Flag. He died Sept. 21, 1820, in New York City.