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Clara Louise Burnham (1854–1927)

Burnham, Clara Louise. An American story-writer; born in Newton, MA, May 25, 1854; died in 1927. She is the daughter of George F. Root, the composer, and lived in Chicago since childhood. She wrote several novels, including: ‘Dearly Bought’ (1884); ‘Next Door’ (1886); ‘Young Maids and Old’ (1888); ‘Miss Bagg’s Secretary’ (1892); and ‘Sweet Clover, a Romance of the White City’ (1894); ‘The Opened Shutters’ (1906); ‘The Inner Flame’ (1912). She also wrote libretti for her father’s cantatas.