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Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward - Biography
... Elizabeth was born at Andover, Massachusetts to Austin Phelps and Elizabeth Stuart Phelps ... of her writings she used her mother's name "Elizabeth Stuart Phelps" as a pseudonym, both before and after her marriage in 1888 to Herbert Dickinson Ward, a journalist seventeen years ... Her father Austin Phelps was pastor of the Pine Street Congregational Church until 1848, when he accepted a position as the Chair of Rhetoric at ...

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