Mary Livermore

Mary Livermore

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mary Livermore, born Mary Ashton Rice, (December 19, 1820 - May 23, 1905) was an American journalist and advocate of women's rights. Mary Ashton Rice was born December 19, 1820. She attended school at an all-female seminary in Charlestown, Massachusetts, and read the entire bible every year until the age of 23.[citation needed] She graduated from the seminary in 1836, but stayed there as a teacher for two years. After witnessing the cruel institution of slavery, she became an abolitionist. In 1842, she left the plantation to take charge of a private school in Duxbury, Massachusetts, where she worked for three years. She married Daniel P. Livermore, a Universalist minister in May 1845, and in 1857, Livermore and her husband moved to Chicago.She published a collection of nineteen essays entitled Pen Pictures in 1863. As a member of the Republican party, Livermore campaigned for Abraham Lincoln in the 1860 presidential election.show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 245g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136668300
  • 9786136668307