The Extraordinary Suzy Wright: A Colonial Woman on the Frontier

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Children are taught much about the men who shaped early America, but history-shaping colonial women remain largely unknown and undiscussed. The Extraordinary Suzy Wright sets about to change that, telling the little-known story of Quaker Susanna (Suzy) Wright (1697-1784), a renowned poet and political activist. Suzy helped settle the Pennsylvania frontier, where she acted as legal counselor to her less literate neighbors, preparing wills, deeds, indentures, and other contracts. Surviving documents and correspondence between ...

The Extraordinary Suzy Wright: A Colonial Woman on the Frontier 2016, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York

ISBN-13: 9781419718663

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