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MOORE, Clara Jessup, author, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 16 February, 1824. Her father, Augustus E. Jessup, was the scientist of Major Stephen H. Long's Yellowstone expedition of 1816. Her parents were residents of Massachusetts. She was educated in New Haven, Connecticut, and on 27 October, 1842, married Bloomfield H. Moore, of Philadelphia. She has occupied herself with literary and philanthropic labors. During the war she established the woman's Pennsylvania branch of the United States sanitary commission, and the special relief committee for hospital work, and she projected and aided in founding the Union temporary home for children in Philadelphia. Several of her early stories were successful in competition for prizes, and she wrote at first under the pen-name of " Mrs. Clara More-ton." Mrs. Moore's husband died in 1878. and she is now (1888) a resident of London, England. She has obtained the legal right to write her surname, Bloomfield-Moore. Her works include " The Diamond Cross " (Philadelphia, 1857); " Mabel's Mission "; " Master Jacky's Holiday"; " Poems and Stories " (1875);" on Dangerous Ground," a novel, which was translated into French and Swedish (1876) ; "Sensible Etiquehe" (1878) ; "Gondaline's Lesson " (1881); "Slander and Gossip" (printed privately, 1882); and "The Warden's Tale and Other Poems, New and Old" (London, 1883).
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