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Sophia Wigington (later SH) was born in Charleston
, South Carolina
, the eldest and probably the only child of her parents.
30 December 1747
SH signed and dated her earliest known pamphlet, An Exhortation to the Inhabitants of the Province of South-Carolina
, published at Philadelphia
with her initials on its title-page, probably the following year.
SH joined an ongoing medical-theological debate with an anonymous pamphlet (which seems to be her last) entitled Remarks on the Practice of Inoculation for the Small Pox
26 January 1774
SH died in London
, in her early seventies, from a "stroke of apoplexy".