in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1089 words.
Little, Sophia Louisa Robbins (1799–1893), writer and reformer, was born in Newport, Rhode Island, the daughter of U.S. senator Asher Robbins, an attorney, and Mary Ellery. Educated...