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EMBURY, Emma Catherine, author, born in New York City in 1806; died in Brooklyn, New York, 10 February 1863. She was the daughter of Dr. James R. Manley of New York City, and in 1828 became the wife of Daniel Embury, afterward president of the Atlantic bank of Brooklyn. From girlhood to the time of her death she was a frequent contributor to various periodicals, in many of them over the pen name "Ian the." Her printed volumes include "Guide and other Poems " (New York, 1828); " Female Education" ; "The Blind Girl and other Tales" ; "Glimpses of Home Life " ; "Token of Flowers"; "Pictures of Early Life"; "Nature's Gems, or American Wild Flowers " (1845); "Love's Token Flowers" (1846); "The Waldorf Family, a Grandfather's Legend" (1848); "Poems" (1869).
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