an and a voluminous author, was born in Andover, Mass., August 19, 1815, and educated at the famous Abbot Female Seminary.
She was married three years previous to coming to Medford.
Her books were not published till after her removal from here.
The list comprises nearly two hundred volumes, most of them juvenile stories, Tim the Scissors-Grinder being the most popular.
Several were translated into French and German.
Fifty years ago she was known to many readers by her pseudonyms of Madeline Leslie and Aunt Hattie.
Her husband assisted her in editing some of her writings, and she assisted him in editing Theology in Romance, a work of two volumes.
She wrote Reminiscences of Leonard Woods, edited and wrote in part her father's History of the Andover Seminary.
Mr. Baker wrote a number of works on theological subjects, and while in Medford published A School History of the United States, containing Maps, a Chronological Chart, and an Outline of Topics for a More Extensive Course