Clara Jessup Moore
Clara Sophia Jessup Bloomfield-Moore (February 16, 1824 – January 5, 1899) was an American philanthropist and writer, born in Westfield, Massachusetts. She resided in Philadelphia from the date of her marriage onwards. She moved to London later in her life, where she eventually died in 1899. She organized in Philadelphia a hospital relief committee during the American Civil War and assisted in the foundation of the Temperance Home for Children.
Following the death of her husband, businessman Bloomfield Haines Moore (1819-1878), she spent much of her time in London.
- Miscellaneous Poems (1875)
- On Dangerous Ground (1876), a romance
- Sensible Etiquette (1878)
- Ether the True Protoplasm (1885)
- Social Ethics and Social Duties (1892)
- see more of her publications here.
She and her husband had three children: Ella Carlton Moore (1843-1892), Clarence Bloomfield Moore (1852-1936), Lilian Stuart Moore (1853-1911).
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gilman, D. C.; Thurston, H. T.; Moore, F., eds. (1905). "article name needed". New International Encyclopedia (1st ed.). New York: Dodd, Mead.