1794, Oct 191886, May 4
an American-Canadian dramatist, short story writer, and editor. The daughter of Hannah Webster Foster and sister of Harriet Vaughan Cheney, both novelists, she wrote a number of plays including Esther and The Fatal Ring, and edited the Literary Garland, Canada's main literary periodical. Cushing was born in Brighton, Massachusetts, and published two early novels in Boston. In 1828, she married Canadian doctor Frederick Cushing, and in 1833 moved to Montreal with him.
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Harriet Vaughan Cheney
...The daughter of Hannah Webster Foster and sister of Eliza Lanesford Cushing, also both writers, she wrote a number of historical...
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