Mary C. Vaughan
Richard Palmer found and sent a story set in Oswego and written by Mary C. Vaughan. It was published in 1856 in an Oswego newspaper. An Internet search found a Mary C. Vaughan who coauthored the Ladies Union Aid Society (published 1867). She was born Mary Terrell about 1844 and would have been only 12 when her Tale of Oswego was published.