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Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Whitney, Adeline Dutton (Train)

WHITNEY, ADELINE DUTTON (TRAIN), an American author; born in Boston, Mass., Sept. 15, 1824. Besides writing a great deal for magazines, she published: “Footsteps on the Seas: A Poem” (1857); “Mother Goose for Grown Folks” (1860; revised ed. 1882); “The Boys at Chequasset” (1862); “Faith Gartney's Girlhood” (1863); “The Gayworthies: A story of Threads and Thrums” (1865); “A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life” (1866); “Patience Strong's Outings” (1868); “Hitherto: A Story of Yesterdays” (1869); “Real Folks” (1872); “Pansies” (1872), verse; “The Other Girls” (1873); “Sights and Insights” (1876); “Bonnyborough” (1885); “Homespun Yarns” (1887); and two volumes of poems, “Bird Talk” (1887) and “Daffodils” (1887); “Square Pegs.” She died March 20, 1906.