Charlotte Saunders Cushman

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Charlotte Saunders Cushman (July 23, 1816 – February 18, 1876) was an American stage actress.

She was a descendant in the eighth generation from Pilgrim Robert Cushman who brought the family name to the United States on the Mayflower. Robert Cushman was a leader and great advocate for emigration to America. He became a preacher in the colonies, and was known for giving the first sermon ... more »

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  • ''Art is an absolute mistress; she will not be coquetted with or slighted; she requires the most entire self-devotion, and she repays with grand triumphs.''
    Charlotte Saunders Cushman (1816-1876), U.S. actor. Quoted in Emma Stebbins, Charlotte Cushman (1879).
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