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Mary Traill Spence Lowell Putnam (1810–1898)

Putnam, Mrs. Mary (Lowell). An American historical and miscellaneous writer, sister of J. R. Lowell; born in Boston, Dec. 3, 1810; died in 1898. In 1832 she married Samuel R. Putnam, a merchant of Boston. Besides a translation from the Swedish, and numerous magazine articles, she published: ‘History of the Constitution of Hungary’ (1850); ‘Records of an Obscure Man’ (1861); and two dramatic poems on the subject of slavery, entitled ‘The Tragedy of Errors’ and ‘The Tragedy of Success.’