's handwriting was very hard to read, which possibly explains why only four of her own handwritten letters seem to have survived, and why her husband acted as her transcriber.
Finch, Anne. “Introduction / Editors’ Note”. The Anne Finch Wellesley Manuscript Poems: A Critical Edition, edited by Barbara McGovern and Charles H. Hinnant, University of Georgia Press, 1998, p. xv - l.
is the only woman included in part 3 of the Index of English Literary Manuscripts, volume III, 1700-1800, edited by Margaret M. Smith
and Alexander Lindsay
, 1992. Apart from the commonplace-book at...