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By Carl Holliday

What used to be reasonable for ladies within the American colonies? This vintage examine means that, regardless of hardships, many colonial ladies led wealthy, gratifying lives. Drawing on letters, diaries and modern bills, the writer completely depicts the lives of girls within the New England and Southern colonies. Thoughtfully written, well-documented account. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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24. [48] Memoirs of an American Lady, p. 27. [49] Humphreys: Catherine Schuyler, p. 8. [50] Smyth: Writings of Ben Franklin, Vol. III, p. 203. [51] Smyth: Writings of Ben Franklin, Vol. III, p. 4. [52] Ford: Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. III. p. 345 [53] _Selections from Fithian's Writings_, Aug. 12, 1774. [54] _American Nation Series, England in America_, p. 116. [55] Vol. I, p. 299. [56] Vol. I, p. 301. [57] Vol. I, p. 311. [58] Institutional History of Virginia, Vol. I, p. 454. [59] Ravenel: Eliza Pinckney, p.

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