Julia Catherine Beckwith Hart
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CA UNB MG L 18
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- Hart, Julia Catherine Beckwith
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Novelist Julia Catherine (Beckwith) Hart was born at Fredericton, New Brunswick on 10 March 1796. In 1824, at age 17, she published St. Ursula's Convent ; or The Nun of Canada, Containing Scenes from Real Life, which was the first work of fiction by a native-born Canadian to be published in Canada. In 1825 she published her second novel, Tonnewonte. Julia Catherine Hart died at Fredericton on 28 November 1867.
Source: The Canadian Encyclopedia, 1988
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This fonds documents aspects Julia Catherine Beckwith Hart's literary career and personal life. It includes original manuscripts of Edith or the Doom (volumes 1 and 2), letters, reviews, and biographical material including letters from David Bugbee, J. Hammond, John S. Saunders, and George Roberts.
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Information copied from Archives Canada Database on 11 October 2012.