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Mrs. Susannah Gunning (1740-1800)
Susannah Gunning, née Minifie (c. 1740 – 28 August 1800 London) was a British novelist.
She was daughter of Reverend Dr. James Minifie. Her sister was Margaret Minifie. On 8 August 1768, she married Captain John Gunning of the 65th Regiment of Foot, who distinguished himself at the Battle of Bunker Hill; they had a daughter Elizabeth Gunning, who was a novelist.
She wrote epistolary novels.