1893, Boston, Massachusetts.

Before 1933.

As a young woman, Sarah had hoped to follow her sister, Mrs. R. P. Alexander, as a missionary to Japan. However, poor health prevented it, so she stayed in Boston, writing, renting rooms and running a tea room. After her death, her sister published Per Aspera, Sarah’s book of religious poetry, in Tokyo (Kanai Press, 1932). The book’s title can be translated as by rough or through bitterness.

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