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Lucretia Peabody Hale (1820–1900)

Hale, Lucretia Peabody. An American author, sister of E. E. Hale; born in Boston, Sept. 2, 1820; died there, June 12, 1900. She published among other works, ‘The Lord’s Supper and its Observance’ (1866); ‘The Service of Sorrow’ (1867); ‘The Wolf at the Door’ in the ‘No Name Series’ (1877); ‘The Peterkin Papers’ (1882); ‘The Last of the Peterkins’ (1886). She also wrote ‘The New Harry and Lucy’ (with E. E. Hale). Her chief fame is as the creator of the Peterkins, who have become recognized types of humorous character.