Elizabeth Fries Lummis Ellet

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The daughter of Dr. Willam N. Lummis, born in Sodus Point, New Yor. She wrote a three-volume book, WOMEN OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (1848), "derived from original sources," followed by many other books, including DOMESTIC HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (1850), WATCHING SPIRITS (1851), PIONEER WOMEN OF THE WEST (1852), QUEENS OF AMERICAN SOCIETY (1865), and THE COURT CIRCLES OF THE REPUBLIC, OR THE BEAUTIES AND CELEBRITIES OF THE NATION (1869).