Lucretia Peabody Hale
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Lucretia Peabody Hale (September 2, 1820 – June 12, 1900) was an American journalist and author.
Hale was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and educated at George B. Emerson's school there. Subsequently she devoted herself to literature, and was a member of the Boston School Committee for two years.
Hale published numerous stories in periodicals and newspapers, some of which were collected in books.
- Six of One by Half a Dozen of the Other, 1872
- The Wolf at the Door, 1877
- The Peterkin Papers, 1880
- The Last of the Peterkins with Others of Their Kin, 1886
Books of devotion:
- The Struggle for Life, a Story of Home, 1861
- The Lord's Supper and its Observance, 1866
- The Service of Sorrow, 1867
- Designs in Outline for Art-Needlework, 1879
- Fagots for the Fireside, 1888
Hale's parents were Nathan Hale and Sarah Preston Everett, who had a total of eleven children. Nathan Hale, nephew and namesake of the Nathan Hale the patriot hero, was a lawyer and editor/owner of the Boston Daily Advertiser while her mother, also an author, was a sister of Edward Everett, a Unitarian minister and politician. Lucretia's brother, Edward Everett Hale, was also a Unitarian minister as well as a prolific author in his own right.
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- "Hale, Lucretia Peabody" American Authors 1600-1900, The H. W. Wilson Company, 1938
- "HALE, Lucretia Peabody" Notable American Women, Vol. 2, 4th ed., The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1975
- Wilson, James Grant; Fiske, John, eds. (1892). "Hale, John". Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography. New York: D. Appleton.
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