Eliza Coleman, aged ca. 17.

B. 1798, eldest dau. of John Brown Coleman and Elizabeth (Coffin) Coleman, of Dartmouth. She is Louisa's cousin and a close friend. George Coleman is her older brother. (M. 2 Jan. 1818 at Dartmouth to John Blacklock, of Dartmouth, carpenter. D. 1876. See letter sent to Eliza at the time of her marriage by her aunt Mary Coleman—for whom see S26n2—then living in Nantucket. The letter compares Dartmouth and Nantucket and mentions many of the people Louisa talks about, as well as Louisa herself.)