Women / Persons ~ P11688

Mrs. Susannah Rowson

Alternate Names:
  • Miss Susannah Haswell
Gender: Female
Life Dates: ca. 1762 - 1824
  • Educational founder, schoolmistress
  • Performer, actress
  • Philanthropist
  • Writer
  • Writer, Novel
  • Writer, Poetry
Note: Prolific author of poetry, novels, plays, and religious non-fiction. Best known as author of Charlotte Temple, the best-selling novel in America prior to Uncle Tom's Cabin. Also worked as a stage actress, and founded a boarding school for girls in Boston and started a charity.
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