A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Monday, March 2, 2015
3/2/1831 Seeley Regester registers
March 2, 1831. Metta Victoria Fuller was born on this day. She married publisher Orville James Victor and, under the same Seeley Regester she wrote more than 100 novels. Her book The Dead Letter (1866) is considered the first American crime novel.