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Mary Emily Bennett Coues.jpg
Mary Emily Bennett Coues was born in New York, New York on August 26, 1835.After traveling to and living abroad, Mary Emily married Philadelphia merchant Joseph W. Bates. In addition to their Philadelphia mansion at 1814 Chestnut Street, the couple…

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Matilda B. Carse, a Belfast, Ireland native, was born on November 19, 1835. Shebecame involved with the temperance cause after the tragic death of her young son due to a drunken wagon driver. For the rest of her life, this philanthropist toiled for…
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