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r, Nov. 25, 1811, and Horace, Aug. 12, 1813. Mr. Brooks met with reverses in business, and at his dewer to inquiries concerning his mother, Maria Gowen Brooks, by Zadel Barnes Gustafson.—Harper's Monst Point in 1831, and graduated in 1835. Mrs. Brooks lived with him at West Point, when he was LLieutenant Brooks, from 1836 to 1839. In 1840 she was with him at Fort Hamilton, N. Y. She sailelf-brother, son of her sister, Lucretia. Mrs. Brooks' son Edgar became a planter in Cuba, and dices in the Mexican War. He died in 1894. Mrs. Brooks' first publication was made during the lifeished in 1833-4. In 1843 Idomen appeared. Mrs. Brooks' baptismal name was not Maria, but Abigail.a del Occidente, and signed her prefaces Maria Gowen Brooks. The romantic temperament indicated by a nearer and more personal introduction to Mrs. Brooks, through a letter from Miss Lucy Osgood. Se at odd seasons, and of being told she was Mrs. Brooks, of the Gowen family, a poetess. She and h[1 more...]