Generally, this blog focuses on the lives of women living along the Atlantic coast of North America in the 18C British American colonies & on those living in what became the new nation of The United States of America in the last quarter of the 18C.
Saturday, September 29, 2018
Reading - 18C American Woman with a Book
1758 Joseph Blackburn (American colonial era artist, fl 1753-1763) Mrs. Jonathan Simpson (Margaret Lechmere) posed with a book
George Fisher in his 1748 educational book, The Instructor; or, American Young Man’s Best Companion, wrote: "Tis to ye Press & Pen we Morals owe All we believe & almost all we know."