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Agnes Witts

Agnes Witts, (1747-1828), was a remarkable woman with great zest for life. She required constant amusement and bored easily. Her favourite pastimes were cards and stimulating conversation, her social circle was wide and well-connected, her attachment to her faith consistent and strong. In a remarkable series of sixty-two diaries covering the years 1788-1824 Agnes Witts recorded her life in a structured and unvarying manner. She noted the weather, the doings of the day and letters received and...See more