Again, many reference sources attribute this novel to Alethea Lewis
, though Lewis's biographer Shippen doubted the ascription. The work was ascribed to Jacson firstly by Maria Edgeworth
in 1818, and later by Joan Percy
Maria Elizabetha Jacson
After a peripatetic year staying with this and that family of relations—at their old home of Bebington, then Langold in Nottinghamshire, and Firbeck (one of several places of that name), they were relieved...