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Caroline Stansbury Kirkland

(1801—1864)


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(1801–64),

born in New York City, became one of the first settlers of Pinckney, Mich. Her ideas of the West, formed by such works as Chateaubriand's Atala, were considerably altered when she went to live on the frontier, as indicated in A New Home—Who'll Follow? (1839), written under the pseudonym Mrs. Mary Clavers, and reissued (1874) as Our New Home in the West.

Subjects: Literature.


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