Hentz, Caroline Lee, 1800-1856

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Author of plays and popular novels. Born Caroline Lee Whiting in Lancaster, Mass.; married Nicholas Marcellus Hentz.

From the description of ALS, [1854 no day], Charlestown, Mass., to Abraham Hart, Philadelphia. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122633555

American novelist and author, most noted for her opposition to the abolitionist movement and her widely-read rebuttal to the popular anti-slavery book "Uncle Tom's Cabin."

From the description of Caroline Lee Hentz letters to friends [manuscript], 1850-1851. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420487351

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associatedWith Hart, Abraham, 1810-1885 person
associatedWith Hentz family. family
correspondedWith Langdon, William Chauncy, 1831-1895. person
associatedWith Lind, Jenny, 1820-1887. person
associatedWith Vaughan, John, 1756-1841 person
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Birth 1800-06-01

Death 1856-02-11


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