The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Whitman, Sarah Helen

Edition of 1879. See also Sarah Helen Whitman on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

WHITMAN, Sarah Helen (Power), an American poetess, born in Providence, R. I., in 1803. She married in 1828 John Winslow Whitman, a lawyer of Boston, since whose death in 1833 she has resided in Providence. She has published “Hours of Life, and other Poems” (1853); “Edgar Poe and his Critics” (1860); and with her sister, Anna Marsh Power, two fairy ballads, “Cinderella” and “The Sleeping Beauty” (revised ed., 1867-'8).