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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: Mary Abigail Dodge (1833-1896)

Works in the Collection      Manuscript Materials      Biographies

Mary Abigail Dodge was born in Massachusetts. For many years, she taught science in a high school in Hartford, Connecticut. She later moved to Washington D. C. to serve as a governess, and began contributing essays and stories to magazines. Dodge often wrote under the pseudonym "Gail Hamilton."


Works in the EAF Collection

The Pursuit of Knowledge under Difficulties by Gail Hamilton [pseud] in Atlantic Tales (1866)

EAF Manuscript Materials

Letter: Dodge to Wood (March 21, 1861)

Contemporary Biographies

From Oscar Fay Adams, A Dictionary of American Authors (1901)

From Samuel Austin Allibone, A Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1900)