Full Name Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna
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Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna was a prolific British author of religious tracts and children’s stories. Her only significant contribution to Canadian literature was The Newfoundland Fishermen (1835), inspired by her years as a military wife in Nova Scotia, 1815-1818. For a more complete bibliography, see her entry in the Dictionary of Literary Biography. Her identity as "The Watchman" has not been indisputably verified.

For a more detailed biography and bibliography, see her entry in the Canada's Early Women Writers project.

Birth date 1790
Birthplace Norwich, Norfolk, England
Death date 1846
Deathplace Ramsgate, Kent, England
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