(Manchester also boasted the seventeenth-century Chetham's Library
donated copies of Mary Barton to the Free Library.
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felt that she deserved the pension and had been refused because her works were considered too popular and were thus not appreciated for their artistic merit, feelings which she bitterly expressed in a letter...