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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: Mary Hartwell Catherwood (1847-1902)

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Mary Hartwell Catherwood was born in Ohio, but did her writing from Hoopeston, Illinois. Catherwood is best known as a writer of historical romances. Her books deal mostly with the early days of Canada and the Northwest, and showcase her eye for historical detail.

Works in the EAF Collection

A Woman in Armor (1875)

Contemporary Biographies

From Oscar Fay Adams, A Dictionary of American Authors (1901)

From Samuel Austin Allibone, A Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1900)