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Mary Elizabeth Muchall was the daughter of Catharine Parr Traill, author of The Backwoods of Canada (1836), The Female Emigrant’s Guide (1854), Canadian Wild Flowers (1865), Studies of Plant Life in Canada (1885), and Canada’s first novel for children, Canadian Crusoes (1851). Muchall was also thus the niece of Susanna Moodie, author of the fairly well-known immigrant text Roughing It in the Bush (1852).