(1833–96), Massachusetts author, edited with J.T. Trowbridge and Lucy Larcom Our Young Folks (1865–67). Her essays, some of which attack woman suffrage, include Country Living and Country Thinking (1862), A New Atmosphere (1865), Woman's Wrongs: A Counter-Irritant (1868), and Our Common School System (1880). She wrote a biography of her kinsman J.G. Blaine (1895), and her own reminiscences, Gail Hamilton's Life in Letters (1901). She wrote under the pseudonym Gail Hamilton.
From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.