4to. (3) pp. 10 stanzas of four lines each. First line: "I looked over the silent city." Folded, but very good. Item #48301
Neal published her first stories while still a schoolgirl; over the course of the next two decades, she became one of America's leading writers for children, using the pseudonym "Cousin Alice," and was a prolific contributor to Godey's Lady's Book, Harper's, and other periodicals (see Notable American Women). "She produced pleasant, easily understood tales intended to inculcate a moral or correct a fault" (DAB).