Lit Hub Daily: May 24, 2019

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TODAY: In 1830, Sarah Josepha Hale’s Poems for Our Children, including “Mary’s Lamb”, with the verse “Mary Had a Little Lamb”, is published by Marsh, Capen & Lyon in Boston, Massachusetts.

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