herman melville, moby dick
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Herman Melville, author of Moby-Dick, Billy Budd, "Bartleby the Scrivener" and many other works, was born at this location on August 1, 1819 when it was 6 Pearl Street. Today, Pearl Street no longer exists at this location and it's the home of the 17 State Street tower.