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Henrietta Cordelia Ray

1849–1916

Henrietta Cordelia Ray was born in New York City in 1849. She authored two collections of poetry, Sonnets (Press of J. J. Little & Co., 1893), and Poems (The Grafton Press, 1910). In 1876, Ray’s poem “Lincoln” was read at the unveiling of the Emancipation Memorial in Washington, D.C. Ray died in 1916.

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