Hale, Susan (1833–1910)

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Hale, Susan (1833–1910)

American essayist and lecturer. Born 1833 in Boston, MA; died in 1910; youngest of 11 children of Nathan Hale (editor and publisher) and Sarah Preston (Everett) Hale (translator); sister of writers Edward Everett Hale (1822–1909) and Lucretia Peabody Hale (1820–1900).

Began reviewing books at 17 and wrote reviews, essays, and newspaper travel letters throughout life; writings include A Family Flight Through Spain (1883), Self-Instructive Lessons in Painting (1885), The Story of Mexico (1889) and Men and Manners of the Eighteenth Century (1898).

See also Letters of Susan Hale (1918).

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