Contributor biographical information for Hope Leslie, or, Early times in the Massachusetts / Catharine Maria Sedgwick ; edited and with an introduction and notes by Carolyn L. Karcher.


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Catharine Maria Sedgwick (1789-1867) was one of the first American women authors to gain prominence. She was born in Massachusetts, where she set several of her works. She published six novels and later wrote on domestic and social issues.

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Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Fiction.
Indians of North America -- Massachusetts -- Fiction.
Women -- Massachusetts -- Fiction.