By mid-1734, EJ
, in debt because of her divorced husband
's failure to pay her maintenance, took a job as governess to the three daughters of Hill Evans
, a British merchant who lived...
, divorced from her husband
and forced to support herself and her children, sailed from England as governess in the family of the British St Petersburg merchant Hill Evans
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