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
Thanks 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 . . .