The New International Encyclopædia/Whitney, Adeline Dutton (Train)

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WHIT'NEY, Adeline Dutton (Train) (1824—). An American author, born in Boston, Mass. She was married at the age of nineteen, and lived at Milton, Mass. The list of her books is long. It includes: Footsteps on the Seas (1857); Mother Goose for Grown Folks (1860), which became popular; Boys at Chequasset (1862); Faith Gartney's Girlhood (1863); The Gayworthys (1865); A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life (1866); Patience Strong's Outing (1868); Hitherto (1869), with which the period of her best work ends; We Girls (1870); Real Folks (1871); Pansies (1872); The Other Side (1873); Sights and Insights (1876); Odd and Even (1880): Bonnyborough (1885); Homespun Yarns (1886); Daffodils (1887); Bird-Talk (1887); Ascutney Street (1888); A Golden Gossip (1890); Friendly Letters to Girl Friends (1897).