t Lincoln established this holiday.
She continued in active editorial work till 1877.
Her writings include the poems, The light of home; Mary's Lamb; It snows, etc. Among her other works are Woman's record, or sketches of all distinguished women from the creation to the present day; Northwood; Sketches of American character; Traits of American life; Flora's interpreter; The Ladies' wreath; The way to live well and to be well while we live; Grosvenor, a tragedy; The White veil; Alice Ray; Harry Gray, the widow's son; Three hours, or the Vigil of love; Dictionary of poetical quotations; The Judge, a drama of American life; The Bible Reading-book; Manners, or happy homes and good Society, etc. She died in Philadelphia, April 30, 1879.
The following is an extract from Mrs. Hale's Remarks in her Woman's record for the period 1800-68:
In truth, when we look over the world, with the exception of two nations, it still bears that shadow of gloom which fell when the ground first dran