1832–1888
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November 29, 1832, Germantown, Pennsylvania.

March 6, 1888, Concord, Massachusetts. Her death was due to mercury poisoning during unsuccessful treatment for typhoid fever.

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Massachusetts.

Louisa was the daughter of Amos Bron­son Alcott and Abi­gail May.

She is best known as the author of the novel Lit­tle Wo­men.

  1. Little Kingdom I Possess, A
  2. O the Beautiful Old Story