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First Lady of Letters–Now Available

First Lady of Letters: Judith Sargent Murray and the Struggle for Female Independence

Sheila L. Skemp

512 pages | 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 | 10 illus.

Cloth 2009 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4140-2 | $39.95 | £26.00

A volume in the Early American Studies series

First Lady of LettersThanks to the recent discovery of Judith Sargent Murray's papers–including some 2,500 personal letters–Sheila L. Skemp has documented the compelling story of a talented and most unusual eighteenth-century woman. Read more . . .

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