Home  »  library  »  BIOS  »  Elizabeth Payson Prentiss (1818–1878)

C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Elizabeth Payson Prentiss (1818–1878)

Prentiss, Mrs. Elizabeth (Payson). An American writer of fiction; born at Portland, ME, Oct. 26, 1818; died at Dorset, VT, Aug. 13, 1878. Her most popular work was ‘Stepping Heavenward’ (1869), which was translated into several languages. She also published: ‘Little Susy’s Six Birthdays’ (1853); ‘Fred and Maria and Me’ (1867); ‘Aunt Jane’s Hero’ (1871); ‘Pemaquid’ (1877); ‘Gentleman Jim’ (1878).