Matthew Reilly

Standard Name: Reilly, Matthew

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politics May Drummond
Literary historian Matthew Reilly says MD was a fervent Jacobite,
Reilly, Matthew. “The Life and Literary Fictions of May Drummond, Quaker Female Preacher”. Eighteenth-Century Fiction, No. 2, pp. 287 -12.
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which would have set her at odds (quite apart from her religious opinions) with her Whig family and especially its head, her brother George .
Textual Production May Drummond
A preface (dated the 26th of the third month, that is, in the Quaker system of naming the months, May) was supplied by the Reading publisher, Jonathan Nelson . Copies were sold in London by...

Timeline

By March 1767
There was published in LondonThe Female American; or, The Adventures of Unca Elizabeth Winkfield, whose mixed-race heroine recounts her life story.