Thursday, September 27, 2018

Reading - 18C American Woman with a Book- My Favorite

1798 1793 William Clarke, (American artist, fl 1785-1806) Mrs William Frazer  (Mary Reah) (1783-1816) of Delaware

Without mentioning women specifically, Thomas Jefferson said a free press wasn't enough to guarantee a healthy democracy. As he wrote to Charles Yancey, a prominent Virginia legislator, in 1816, “Where the press is free, & every man able to read, all is safe.”