o New York to edit the Anti-Slavery Standard, wrote Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself, Life of Isaac T. Hopper, and Letters from New York and newspaper articles daily against slavery.
She wrote for all time; the Mother's Book, but for the diction, might have been written yesterday; we have not yet gone beyond her vision.
She excelled in many lines—juvenile literature, fiction, essays, history, biography, domestic science.
A further list of her books are Philothea, 1836; A Brief History of the Condition of Women in Various Ages and Nations, two volumes, 1854; Fact and Fiction; Aspirations of the Spirit; The Freedmen's Book, 1865; Progress of Religious Ideals Through Successive Ages, three volumes, 1869; Romance of the Republic, 1867; Autumnal Leaves, 1857; Looking Toward Sunset, 1865; Biographies of Good Wives; and Letters, collected after her death.
Maria Gowen Brooks was born in Medford in 1794.
She went abroad, met many famous people, and achieved an