Frances Williams

Standard Name: Williams, Frances


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Literary responses Jane Cave
Schürer has noted that JC is unique in handling this material in print: nowhere else in eighteenth-century non-fictional texts does a respectable woman track her husband to a brothel or catch a venereal disease from...


13 September 1742
Frances Williams wrote a letter of pure anger to her husband , who had hinted that she must have infected him with venereal disease when it was actually the other way round.