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Alice Cary (1820–1871)

Cary, Alice. An American poet; born near Cincinnati, OH, April 26, 1820; died in New York City, Feb. 12, 1871. When quite young she commenced writing sketches and poems for the press. In 1852 she, with her sister Phœbe, removed to New York City, where they lived during the rest of their lives. In 1850 the sisters published a volume entitled ‘Poems by Alice and Phœbe Cary.’ Alice soon after published ‘Clovernook, or Recollections of our Neighborhood in the West’ (1851–53); ‘Hagar, a Story of To-day’ (1852); ‘Married not Mated’ (1856); ‘The Lover’s Diary’ (1867); and ‘Snow-Berries: A Book for Young Folks’ (1869).