Another Question

Does anyone have information about Anna Cogswell?

Anna Cogswell was a San Francisco actress of the 1850’s.  She appeared in the "Corsican Brothers" which premiered at New York City’s Bowery Theatre on April 21st, 1852, and in "New York by Gaslight."   Anna Cogswell wanted a seamstress to make her a theatrical wardrobe, and hired Victoria Woodhull.  She told Victoria she could make more money on the stage.  Victoria California (Claflin) Woodhull was nominated for the U.S. Presidency in 1872 by the Equal Rights Party, the first female presidential candidate, along with the first black man, Frederick Douglass, for Vice President. 

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I am a retired minister of the United Church of Canada. I am currently Editor of the Cogswell Courier, the newsletter of the Cogswell Family Association.
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