A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature/Sherwood, Mrs. Mary Martha
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Sherwood, Mrs. Mary Martha
Sherwood, Mrs. Mary Martha (BUTT) (1775-1851). -- Writer of children's books, m. in 1803 Captain H. Sherwood, and went to India, where she took much interest in soldiers' children. Among her books, many of which attained great popularity, are Susan Gray, Little Henry and his Bearer, and The Fairchild Family.