| Lucretia Hale|
Ellen Day Hale
Edward Everett Hale
| Nathan Hale|
| June 12, 1900, Belmont, Massachusetts, United States|
Philip Leslie Hale, Arthur Hale, Alexander Hale
The Peterkin Papers, The last of the Peterkins, The Queen of the Red Chessmen, complete Peterkin papers, The Last of the Peterkins
Lucretia Peabody Hale Wikipedia
Lucretia Peabody Hale (September 2, 1820 – June 12, 1900) was an American journalist and author.
Hale was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and educated at George B. Emerson's school there. Subsequently she devoted herself to literature, and was a member of the Boston School Committee for two years.
Hale published numerous stories in periodicals and newspapers, some of which were collected in books.
Novels:Six of One by Half a Dozen of the Other, 1872
The Wolf at the Door, 1877
Juvenile writings:The Peterkin Papers, 1880
The Last of the Peterkins with Others of Their Kin, 1886
Books of devotion:The Struggle for Life, a Story of Home, 1861
The Lord's Supper and its Observance, 1866
The Service of Sorrow, 1867
Miscellaneous:Designs in Outline for Art-Needlework, 1879
Fagots for the Fireside, 1888
Hale's parents were Nathan Hale and Sarah Preston Everett, who had a total of eleven children. Nathan Hale, nephew and namesake of the Nathan Hale the patriot hero, was a lawyer and editor/owner of the Boston Daily Advertiser while her mother, also an author, was a sister of Edward Everett, a Unitarian minister and politician. Lucretia's brother, Edward Everett Hale, was also a Unitarian minister as well as a prolific author in his own right.