The Eclipse (James Fenimore Cooper)
The Eclipse is an autobiographical vignette by James Fenimore Cooper that was written between 1833 and 1838, recounting his own experience witnessing a solar eclipse in Cooperstown on the morning of June 16, 1806. It was published posthumously in the September 1869 issue of Putnam's Monthly Magazine. Susan, Cooper's daughter, found it among his papers.
- Putnam's Monthly Magazine 21 (n.s. 4) (Sept. 1869): 352–359
- The entry in "The Cooper Bookshelf" of the James Fenimore Cooper Society website
The Eclipse by James Fenimore Cooper in the Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library 
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