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The New International Encyclopædia/Moore, Clara Jessup

MOORE, Clara Jessup (1824-90). An American philanthropist and writer, born in Philadelphia. She organized in Philadelphia a hospital relief committee during the Civil War, and assisted in the foundation of the Temperance Home for Children, after the death of her husband in 1878, she spent much of her time in London, where she died. She published Miscellaneous Poems (187.5): a romance called On Dangerous Ground (1870); Hensihle Etiquette (1878); Social Ethics, and Social Duties (1892); and lit her biioks.