Dr Williams' Library


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Birth Isabella Neil Harwood
Isabella Neil Harwood was born, most probably in England since her family was living at Bridport in Dorset at the time. She was an only child.
The Feminist Companion presumed that she was born in...
Friends, Associates Joanna Baillie
On 11 May 1812 Henry Crabb Robinson recorded in his diary meeting JB and other women writers on a visit to Miss Benjers (Elizabeth Ogilvy Benger ). In his account of this pleasant evening...
Publishing Damaris Masham
The attribution to her in some quarters of Astell 's Serious Proposal (published in July 1694 as by a Lover of her Sex) may have made DM wish to distance herself from Astell. Here...
Textual Production Sarah Savage
She intended it as a record of the workings of my heart.
Williams, Sir John Bickerton, and Sarah Savage. Memoirs of the Life and Character of Mrs. Sarah Savage. Holdsworth and Ball.
Such a record was important in what Patricia Crawford has described as the family ideology of the Henrys. Diaries by SS 's...
Textual Production Eliza Fenwick
EF 's personal letters, as represented by the survivors among them from every stage of her life, are still highly readable. She wrote to her son Orlando while he was away at school, and to...
Textual Production Mary Hays
Many of MH 's letters are in the Pforzheimer Library in New York, others at Dr Williams' Library in London. Annie Wedd (her great-great-niece) edited MH 's letters to Eccles, then Fenwick's letters...


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