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

March 6, 1888, Con­cord, Mas­sa­chu­setts. Her death was due to mer­cu­ry poi­son­ing caused by an 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