Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Senator Mason” in entry child-lydia-maria of Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History:
...rry, offering to become his nurse.
This offer he declined, but requested her to aid his family, which she did. Governor Wise, of Virginia, politely rebuked her in a letter, and another epistle from Senator Mason 's wife threatened her with eternal punishment.
These letters with her replies were subsequently published and reached a circulation of 300,000.
In 1840-43 she was editor of the .
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