ember 4, 1869.
His obituary was also written by Mr. Hillard.
A sister, Martha, became the second wife of Chief Justice Cushing, who succeeded her brother John James as Chief Justice of New Hampshire.
When the family moved to Charlestown, in 1822, Mrs. Gilchrist opened a select school for young ladies which was continued for a considerable time.
She was a highly educated lady, and previous to her marriage to Captain Gilchrist had been a teacher in Medford, in the celebrated school of Mrs.ple connected with it, so much stronger in her day than now, and in the homes of some cousins she was never welcomed.
She made her debut in Pittsburg, Penn., in 1817 as Mrs. Blanford in Speed the Plough.
Her first appearance in New York was in 1822-3 as Adelgitha in the play of that name.
She was long known at the Bowery and other New York theatres.
She took such parts as Letitia Hardy in the Belle's Stratagem, Leonora in the Lovers' Quarrels and Mrs. Malfort in the Soldier's Daughter.