Mary C. AmesMary C. Ames
American Author
1839 – 1884 A.D.

Mary Clemmer Ames, an American author, best known by her Woman’s Letter from Washington, contributed for many years to the New York Independent.


In later life she removed to Washington, where her home was a literary and social centre, and in 1883 she married Edmund Hudson, editor of the Army and Navy Register. Her works include a number of novels, a volume of poems and Memorials of Alice and Phoebe Cary, of whom she had been an intimate friend.


Reference: Famous Women; An Outline of Feminine Achievement Through the Ages With Life Stories of Five Hundred Noted Women By Joseph Adelman. Copyright, 1926 by Ellis M. Lonow Company.

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